I am the preacher. I have set my heart toward understanding. I have devoted my existence to discover the “good stuff” of life. I have questioned. I have studied. I have listened. I have attempted to teach. I have received counsel and tried to give counsel. I have not been slack or lazy in pursuit of truth. I have not accepted half truths or easy truths. I refused to abandon pleasure, because there is truth in pleasure. I refused to abandon pain, because there is truth in pain. I have been unrelenting......