In Tuesday’s post about tattoos, a reader said,
n my little corner of the world, it’s a somewhat popular practice among Christians to have a wedding ring tattoo stamped on the ring finger when they get married. I’m not sure how to analyze that. It’s wonderful that they’re saying, “I’m in this for life.” But didn’t that used to be what the vows were for?
I’ve thought the same thing, although I understand that cultural connotations may vary (and that some people understandably opt for tattoos if they work with dangerous, ring-snagging machinery). The thing about metal wedding rings is that you can take them off — but you choose not to. Something is lost when we make it impossible to take...READ MORE