Michael Chandler, the famous professional American Mixed Martial Artist, is a three-time Bellator Lightweight Champion. Michael currently competes in the lightweight division of UFC. He entered into the professional ground in 2009, and since then, he has been an outstanding performer. It was revealed that Michael always wanted to do something for society and support some cause. Ultimately, he started to help the children who have cancer. Michael has got somebody tattoos too. Let us explore them and see what meanings do they hold for him.
1. Chinese Letter Tattoo
Tattoo: On the top left side of his back, Michael has got the Chinese letter inked.
Meaning: The Chinese letter is placed on his left shoulder, and the word is pronounced as ‘Yin.’ The term is believed to symbolize ‘Honor.’
2. Bicep Writing Tattoo
Tattoo: On his inner right bicep, Michael has got a tattoo that includes some writing. It says: “AT PEACE IN THE MIDST.”
Meaning: The lines stand for the fact that we need to be at peace and calm our hearts and mind even when we are facing troubles and are passing through troubled times. Its idea is related to self-encouragement that one should learn to balance his emotions and keep oneself at ease.
3. ‘Blessed’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the top left side of his chest, Michael has the tattoo of the word, ‘Blessed.’
Meaning: Michael got this tattoo to mark that he considers himself purely happy and blessed. He said that he is blessed to have achieved whatever he has got till now in his life. Also, he always wanted to do something for his society and especially for children. Thus, he started an organization named, Blessed Threads which lets people buy t-shirts and assist in beating cancer and help cancer patients in overcoming the hardships of life.
“I actually have a tattoo on the left side of my chest that says ‘Blessed.’ It represents how blessed I’ve been in my life and how thankful I am for all that I have.
“So, I decided to put the logo in the same location of my tattoo. It’s just a reminder that we’re all blessed in some way or another,” said Chandler. “Not only that, but I want to spread blessings to children who have to battle through the hardships of life.”
4. ‘Writing on Stomach.’
Tattoo: Towards the right side of his stomach, Michael has got another writing tattoo. It is a piece of writing from The Holy Bible. The inscription is inspired from Isaiah 54:17 that says, “No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.”
“No weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me, declares the Lord.”
Meaning: The lines mean to encourage the confidence of an individual. Jesus Christ says that whenever the person has to answer for being guilty in front of judges, he should never prepare it beforehand. If you are genuine and honest, God shall guide you and help you speak yourself at the very exact moment. Your tongue shall itself speak for whatever you have been falsely accused of. You should never be afraid of any weapon or enemy that rises against you.