This question is part of the blogger challenge.....
Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed in 'It's a Wonderful Life', which I have to watch every Christmas Eve.
There are so many reasons. I believe it is the greatest love story of all time (Next to Luke II or John 3:16, of course). The love of a man/husband and woman/wife, father for his children & children for their father, friends and a caring Father in Heaven who answers prayers. Here is a man down on his luck and he is surrounded by earthly and heavenly angels who love him. They show him the true meaning of life and give him what he needs the most.
He gets to see what the world would be like if he had never been born. What a gift to be able to see what a difference your life made to those around you! I am sure if we all got to experience this gift, like George did, we would know how important we are to those around us. This is why I love this movie. We cannot live in this world without making a difference to at least one person.
Now, this blog is about Children. So, there will be a part 2 to this posting after I get my son and daughter to opinions of this movie. I wonder if they will think it's as great a movie as I do.