One of the cable TV channels has been broadcasting all six episodes of the Star Wars saga. It has been fun watching these movies in order. I had to laugh when Episode 2 was shown and remembered that after the second time seeing the movie I thought it was one of the worst movie stories of the entire series. The special effects were great, but the story and the acting -- simply awful.
Then, this afternoon, I tuned in Episode 5, The Empire Strikes Back. This was the movie that made sure that the third movie in the first trilogy would have to be made simply to answer all of the story questions raised. But it was also the movie that, at the time, was one of the most powerful movie scenes about faith I had seen at that point in life.
As I watched the scene again, I was convinced that this is the scene which is my favorite in the entire movie series so far. I have parts of "The Clone Wars" animated series that I think are wonderful, but this one is my favorite: