What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is a day shared with family and friends, it’s a day of thankfulness for what you  have. It’s a time for prayer, and it’s a time to give back to those who are less fortunate. When sitting at your dinner table this evening laughing and talking among family and friends open your heart to God, thank him for your family and friends even if they do act dysfunctional at times. Thanksgiving and Christmas is the best time of the year for me. I can look back over my life throughout this year, to see what  improvements I’ve made to make me a better person while going into a new year. I love to look at what I’ve done to better my life and if there is something I can do to help others throughout the year to better their life. It’s good to think about yourself and wanting to put you and your family first, but also don’t forget about all the others who is less fortunate than you. For some Thanksgiving only comes once a year, for me thanksgiving is everyday. From my family to yours Happy Thanksgiving!

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About Colishia S. Benjamin

Colishia S. Benjamin is an inspirational author, inspiring screenwriter, and visionary living in North Carolina. She spent most of her adult life caring for others, working fifteen years in the healthcare field as a nursing assistant and as a habilitation technician. Her duties caring for the elderly and children with special needs exposed her to powerful emotional stories on a daily basis. The brave and remarkable individuals she met became the inspiration for her characters. Starting as poet and short story writer, Colishia knew she had more to say, and desire to develop and expand her writing into novels and screenplays. She enrolled in school as a full-time student at Full Sail University, where she earned her BFA in Creative Writing for Entertainment. In 2011, she saw two of her poems published, including A Silly Girl Crush, appearing in the book From A Window: Harmony by Ebner & Wein Publishing, and Taboo appearing in the Anthology Stars in Our Hearts. In September of 2012, WestBow Press published her work Poetry of Life. Colishia is now in the process of writing her first feature length screenplay titled The Cry: a horror film about an evil entity haunting and killing vacationers that cross its path on a secluded island. She plans to release her second book Dear Lord: A book of prayers in the Fall 2017.

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