Act Ourselves into a New Way of Feeling?

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Many of us are under the impression “that if we don’t feel something there can be no authenticity in doing it. But the wisdom of God says something different, namely, that we can act ourselves into a new way of feeling much quicker than we can feel ourselves into a new way of acting.” Choosing to act right when you don’t feel like it isn’t hypocrisy; it’s obedience.

Vernick, Leslie. How to Act Right When Your Spouse Acts Wrong, 27.

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