He explained that Philippians 4:13 was his confirmation verse. He added, "I went with the hands and everything because I already have a cross on my back."
Philippians 4:13 reads "I can do all things in him that strengtheneth me." (American Standard Version)
The chain in the hands connects to this part of the tattoo on the bicep:
Ryan commented that "I put only God can judge me because I've been going through some legal difficulties." It's a reminder that, when all is said and done, the ultimate judge is, in the belief of many, above and beyond the world in which we live.
Ryan credits Joe Bawden from Skin Alternative in Hillside, New Jersey, with this tattoo.
Thanks to Ryan for sharing his ink with us here on Tattoosday!