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  • n  a penetrating examination of your own beliefs and motives

  • Meeting in New York City last month, the general board of the National Council of Churches entered into soul-searching discussion of the role its members should play in the .
  • The battle for leadership of the new minority party in Congress reflects the soul-searching going on after an election drubbing.
  • This imbalance has caused some soul-searching and second-guessing in newsrooms as reporters realize they are being successfully manipulated by the McCain campaign.
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  • Gospel Fundraiser helps raise money
    “Gospel music is uplifting, encouraging and provides a bit of soul-searching all in one.” The auditorium at the former Rocky Mount High School was alive Saturday with gospel music of all kinds at the second annual fundraiser for United Community Ministries.
    June 16, 2013 - Rocky Mount Telegram
  • Social conservatives fight for a voice in evolving GOP
    As Republicans continue soul-searching in the wake of 2012 defeat, the religious right fights back against those who blame them for losses
    June 15, 2013 - CBS News
  • MTV Twitter Roundup: Have 'Real World' Enemies Jordan And Nia Mended Fences...And Then Some?
    Jordan and Nia's hands used to be in fisticuffs when in each other's company, but now, it's all good. During the worst of her storm's wrath, Hurricane Nia once aimed to cut down Jordan by mocking his fingerless hand, but now that the former foes have done some soul-searching and talked through their differences, it looks [...]
    June 14, 2013 - MTV

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