image via neatorama
according to this post this woman was tattooed as a child to keep her from being kidnapped and taken as a concubine by nearby tribes. protecting our daughters comes at a high price sometimes.
our urban abbess rachelle mee-chapman has a powerful post up today on the huff-po. i'm so proud of you rachelle for telling your story so beautifully. it's amazing to me how similar our young lives were. you are fearless!