It all got started because certain people told it to me over and over again. Then I learned to sing a song about it. I finally read it in a book for myself: Yes, Jesus loves me. Now many would caution not to believe everything you read in books and I would have to agree. Further, some would look down their noses at anyone who built their life around the lyrics of songs, especially the ones children sing. I can see this too. But the fact that certain people told me in extravagant repetitions beyond words that Jesus loves me, which is to say they love me? This I have known, and still believe.