How does Tim Tebow respond after a big loss on a big stage? Does hope spring temporary when the victories cease? No, it doesn’t. Immediately after leaving the locker room after the game, here is how Tebow’s conversation went with a reporter from NFL.com when all the cameras were off:
“How is the strength of your faith impacted after a loss?” I started.
“It puts things in perspective,” Tebow said. “God is still God. I still have a relationship with Christ, and a loss doesn’t change anything. Win or lose, everything is still the same. What matters is the girl I’m about to see, Kelly Faughnan. If I can inspire hope in someone, then it’s still a good day.”
And just like that, with a transition smooth enough to make a movie producer proud, Tebow crossed through the threshold of a doorway to the glowing face of a 22-year-old survivor of a brain tumor. After one question, the interview was over. A more important priority awaited him.
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(HT: Owen Strachan)