search (one's) soul

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search (one's) soul

To carefully consider or think about one's own emotions about or motivations for something. We're asking upper management to search their souls and realize that this decision will negatively impact every employee in the company. I know you're hurt right now, but search your soul—you know that breaking up was the right thing to do.
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THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday admonished Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, to 'search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.'
It is high time Raila should search his soul, relook at his team of advisers.
Instead he has continued to develop his gift and search his soul. For that he deserves our respect, and for this album he deserves our gratitude.
He wants the chairman to search his soul to ask if his presence is now a hindrance or a help at the club that sits four points off the drop zone.
The Archbishop of Canterbury advises Mr Blair to search his soul. Judging by his antics on the Chilcott enquiry, I don't think he has one.
"The judge will need to search his soul but whether I get a probationary sentence or life, there is still the stigma of the three convictions.
"Joe had never fought over eight rounds before that and against Eubank he had to search his soul and find out what he was made of," he recalled.
Once he is on the table, though, he realises he is paralysed but completely aware and is forced to search his soul for the truth about his life and everyone in it.
In an emotional statement, the family from Croxteth Park said while they were wondering how they would get through this emotional time of year, they hoped the poignancy of Christmas would force the person who shot their son dead - still uncaught - to search his soul.
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