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"After" God's Own Heart. What does it mean?

Here's another phrase from Scripture that has always intrigued me: "a man after God's own heart," as in King David. Who wouldn't want to be described like that? But what do you do, or what do you have to be to be a person after God's own heart? I always thought it meant that David was living a life that made God's heart happy. Perhaps.