The swallow chooses a mate for life, it will only nest with that bird and no other. A swallow tattoo is also a symbol for everlasting love and loyalty to the family. Swallows travel long distances, only to find their way back to each other at home.
Joshua Have I not commanded you? Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Back left shoulder. "Lion of Judah" in Hebrew along a black strand of it's mane.