A tattoo of three dots is a very common symbol that has been used in many cultures around the world. It is believed to be of Spanish origin, where it is known as el trébol de la vida, or the clover of life. The three dots typically represent the phrase “mi vida es tú” or “my life is yours”. The three dots are meant to represent life’s journey— past, present, and future. It can also signify the Holy Trinity, and it is often used to represent love, loyalty, and friendship.