No! We don't have to settle for that. God guides us now by His peace in us!
"Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful." (Colossians 3:15, NIV)
"Rule" speaks of a judge presiding over a case. If there is no peace about something, then don't do it.
I didn't feel peace for a long time because I was constantly worried about God being unhappy with me doing something that He would or would not approve of.
Now that I know that His never-ending gift of righteousness assures His peace with me, and mine with Him, I can allow His peace to act as a guide, a judge, an umpire in every case, in every decision.
Let's remember that our starting point with God is peace:
"Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:" (Romans 5:1)
"For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;" (Ephesians 2:14)
Let's rest in the truth of God's gift of righteousness. We need never fear that God will be angry with us again. We should never have a sense of fear or foreboding towards God. His peace is our constant now.
We need never play second-guessing ever again! Let His peace rule in your heart!