search (one's) heart

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search (one's) heart

To carefully consider or think about one's own emotions about or motivations for something. We're asking upper management to search their hearts and realize that this decision will negatively impact every employee in the company. I know you're hurt right now, but search your heart—you know that breaking up was the right thing to do.
See also: heart, search

search your ˈheart/ˈsoul/ˈconscience

(formal) think carefully about your feelings or your reasons for doing something: If I searched my heart I’d probably find that I don’t always tell the truth. ▶ ˈheart-searching, ˈsoul-searching nouns: His divorce forced him to do a lot of soul-searching.
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I fervently pray that you will be able to search your heart and do the right thing.
John Kasich said on 'This Week' that people needed to "search your heart on this," saying that the issue was finding "reasonable approaches to keep our community safe."
Be honest, search your heart." Paris, who was only nine at the time, responded: "Help the poor."
Foote loved younger playwrights and helped them whenever he could, counseling them to "just search your heart and see what you really want to write about, and then write about it .You just have to listen to your inner voice."
ACCORDING to Michael Doody, it's OK to build the Coventry Gateway on greenbelt land, as long as you "search your heart."
And I ask you to search your heart and ask yourself what sort of unfathomable hate led you to do what you are guilty and admit you are guilty of doing.
AQUARIUS: Search your heart to find the answers you want.
Search your heart for just one thing to be glad about.
Search your heart, search your soul, and when you find me there, you'll search no more."
In March this year Huitson wrote asking her to "search your heart" and put an end to the case, adding that he had since become a Salvation Army soldier.
In addition, seek spiritual counseling for yourself Search your heart, ask for divine intervention and guidance, and then do what is best for you.
" I ask you to search your hearts and answer the question: ' What is the average length of tenure of an SP?