Tim being himself

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  1. ChiefGator

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    https://www.tapinto.net/towns/parsippany/articles/tim-tebow-comes-to-parsippany-and-draws-over-4000

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    Tim spoke about how God will have your back through both the good times and the difficult ones. He told many stories, one that talked about his recent ‘awkward’ experience last week in the Atlanta airport. He had strep throat and was not feeling well. He saw a man in the airport who was walking with a limp, and he wanted to simply say a few words that God loves him, but he didn’t, and then was sorry that he did not do so.

    While waiting at the gate to board his flight, he asked God to give him another chance to make an impact on someone at the airport. After he finished his prayer, a man walked past him with two prosthetic legs, who had served in the military. Tim spoke to him for a while and thanked him for his service. When he was seated on the plane, he asked the flight attendant to search for the man and tell him that Tim would like to give him his first class seat as a thank you to him. After asking him a few times, he accepted, and Tim sat in coach on an aisle seat. As Tim buckled into the tight-fitting seat with passengers to his right, left, front and back, he laughed to himself and wondered why he did it. This got several laughs from the audience.

    Tim really wanted to put on his headset and listen and watch a show on the flight, but everyone around him spoke to him, including a woman who was experiencing marital problems and confided in Tim that perhaps Tim was there next to her for a reason. He spoke at length with her, too.

    Tim stated that we should do the uncomfortable, awkward things sometimes, because the ripple effect is worth it. Because of his generosity, God worked through Tim to touch several lives that day. He stated that the awkward feeling will pass and the beneficial impact on others would be worthwhile.

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    • gardnerwebbgator

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        Great guy, and a greater Gator !!!
         
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          It's the man's lifestyle consistency for good I respect the most.
           
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            Stood in line years ago for about 13 hours to meet Tim, all I can remember thinking was just how genuine he is. He’s a class act. Love that guy.
             
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              Tim one of the Gator Greats and an even better human being and ambassador for the world.
               
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                A genuine Christian amongst a plethora of counterfeits. I'm thankful for his testimony and example of Christian love.
                 
                • diehardg8r

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                  As much as I would like him on our staff, he's actually doing much more good out in the world.
                   
                  • Gulfstream

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                    I'll comment with a like. Thanks for sharing.
                     
                    • gatormandan

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                      • ChiefGator

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                        I agree and with limited type staff just what position would he both be technically qualified for and allow him to do most of what he currently does.

                        SEC network work would have to go for sure, probably baseball as well.
                         
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                        But I thought Christians were a bigger threat to America than Islamic terrorists?

                        Well that's what they say.............
                         

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