Christmas a time to give, not destroy

CHRISTMAS is a time for peace on Earth and goodwill to all, but sadly some people did not get the memo.

It is sad and disheartening to see a family trying to make a beautiful Christmas display that the whole community can enjoy, only to be victimised by mindless vandals - the kind of people who will probably never be able to fathom the idea of doing something that is intended to bring joy to other people.

Maryborough's Diane Beasant spent hundreds of dollars creating her Christmas display.

She's had to spend hundreds more after vandals came onto her property and cut the cords belonging to three sets of lights.

She has also had to contend with delinquents turning the batteries on her solar lights upside down so that the lights will not work when it gets dark and someone who ripped her festive wooden cut-outs out of the ground.

It really makes you wonder what is wrong with these people.

Do they have so little joy in their lives that they feel the need to try to ruin the fun for others?

Maybe instead of focussing their efforts on destroying the hard work of others, they could do some volunteering over Christmas.

They could try to enter into the spirit of Christmas and give back to the community instead of trying to make someone else's day worse.

That would be a much better use of their time.



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