"No man is a failure who has friends." ~ Clarence, It's a Wonderful Life
One of my favorite things to do throughout the Christmas season is to watch feel good, sappy movies which highlight the importance of family and friends in our lives. In my opinion, these films serve as a good reminder of what is truly important (and sometimes gets forgotten) during the hustle and bustle of daily life.
The most iconic visual portrayal of this truth is without a doubt Frank Capra's timeless classic It's a Wonderful Life. Everyone knows the story of George Bailey, the selfless man who has no idea how truly blessed his life really is. It takes an experience with an angel during George's most desperate hour to help him understand exactly how many people he has impacted because of the decisions he's made throughout his life.
Isn't that true of all of us? (to continue reading)...