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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Just so you know...

"Knowing comes from our experiences in life and taking responsibility for our own actions in order to learn the lessons." ~Me
This theme is borrowed from my good friend, Jules @ Trying to get over the Rainbow!  Many of you already know and love her too!  Thank you, Jules!!

Just so you know... understanding comes from experiences.
Just so you know... receptive people have open minds.
Just so you know... compassion comes from an open heart.
Just so you know... creativity comes from inspiration.
Just so you know... if you don't agree, still be respectful.
Just so you know... listening first is always wise.
Just so you know... not everyone has ulterior motives.
Just so you know... real friends are patient with you.
Just so you know... you shouldn't be friends with 'everyone'.
Just so you know... you can be kind without being friends.
Just so you know... no one knows everything about anyone.
Just so you know... the 'character' of a person is important.
Just so you know... we meet everyone for a 'reason'.
Just so you know... we can learn a lesson everyday.
Just so you know... we need rest to think clearly.
Just so you know... people know more than they say.
Just so you know... everyone needs to feel accepted.
Just so you know... everyone gets stronger with love.
Just so you know... you must Love yourself First.
Just so you know... you can't make someone Love you, anymore than you can make yourself Love someone.
"Just so you know... do what you know in your heart is 'right' and you will have less stress and more happiness every time." ~Me


  1. Just so you know - God loves you! Sometimes the struggles in our life come because we want to do what's feels right and good, but we know full well it is wrong! Very good post!! God bless!

  2. I agree that if you don't love yourself, you can't love another. Just so you know--no one else can complete you. Neat post!

  3. Just so you know... your list out weighs mine! :) And you can borrow my stuff anytime. Have a good one my friend. OXO
    Jules @ Trying To Get Over The Rainbow


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