There's no substitute for real joy

There's nothing quite like finding out how free and pure God has already made us.

Of course, I would never be addicted to anything! I was no weakling! I might just try it, but I could stop anytime I wanted to.

It was my first year at college, I was younger than any of my friends, and I wanted to show them that I was as sophisticated as they were. Everybody was smoking; so I began smoking too.

Occasionally I would resent being tied to tobacco. Periodically I would try to stop, and sometimes I went a day or two without tobacco—always with a feeling of deprivation. The little experiment begun so casually had come to rule my life.

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