> Three quarterbacks, Peyton Manning, Brett Favre, > and Tom Brady, go to > heaven > to visit God and watch the Celtics play a game. > God decides who will > sit > next to him by asking the boys a question... > > God asks Peyton Manning first: "What do you > believe?" Peyton thinks long > and > hard, looks God in the eye, and says, "I believe > in hard work, and in > staying true to family and friends. I believe in > giving. I was lucky, > but I > always tried to do right by my fans." God can't > help but see the > essential > goodness of Manning, and offers him a seat to > his left. > > Then God turns to Brett Favre and says, "What do > you believe?" Brett > says, > "I believe passion, discipline, courage and > honor are the fundamentals > of life. > I, too, have been lucky, but win or lose, I've > always tried to be a > true > sportsman, both on and off the playing fields." > God is greatly moved by > Favre's sincere el oquence, and he offers him a > s eat to his right. > > Finally, God turns to Tom Brady: "And you, Tom, > what do you believe?" > Tom > replies, "I believe you're in my seat."