Sieve List

Bucket lists get much attention,
list the things you want to do?
Decide, your time’s expiring,
your years remaining few.

But after you’ve checked ’em off
what difference has been made,
sure some excitement, adventures
but real soon the memories fade.

Instead let’s make a sieve list,
things received we give away,
then instead of collecting relics
we put a smile on people’s day.

And then we all get a blessing,
the helped and helper alike
for giving is better than receiving
Jesus said so it must be right.

Mason Swinney

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About menmourningmoments

I'm happily married, the Father of 2 sons and 2 daughters and 4 beautiful grandchildren. Death is all around us but somehow we've managed to distance ourselves from it. Men, Mourning, Moments is about how the death of my son awakened me to life & the desire to seize every moment as though it were my last. It's about making sense of life in the good times and bad and allowing GOD to carry me and teach me through the hard times in life.
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2 Responses to Sieve List

  1. Carolyn Craig says:

    Great insight, Mase!

    Liked by 1 person

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