Lilly's symbolize rising above circumstances for me..... They grow and bloom from mucky mud and become something so beautiful.....hmmm might reconsider Phoenix Tattoo..... although the thoughts for the most part are similiar to what I feel my life is now.
Alchemical symbols on The Hand of Philosophy, from 1667. A salamander surrounded by flames can be seen on the palm. At the time, salamanders were thought to have mystical properties. Alchemy was the pseudo-scientific predecessor of chemistry. Among other pursuits, alchemists searched for formulas that would turn base metals into gold.