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Father who raised his three young girls alone after their mother died of breast cancer shares the lessons he’s learned

3 Aug

DAILY MAIL, 29 July 2015 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3175465/Father-raised-three-young-girls-mother-died-breast-cancer-shares-lessons-s-learned-in.html From learning to cook, tying ponytails, and buying sanitary pads: Father who raised his three young girls alone after their mother died of breast cancer shares the lessons he’s learned Joseph Wakim has raised three daughters after his wife died of cancer Grace, Michelle and Joy were all under 11 […]

It took the death of my wife to realise how much I missed out on as a dad

3 Aug

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jul/29/it-took-the-death-of-my-wife-to-realise-how-much-i-missed-out-on-as-a-dad Wednesday 29 July 2015 It took the death of my wife to realise how much I missed out on as a dad When my wife died, men suggested I find a new wife, women offered to help. But in becoming a single parent to my three daughters, I found my best self ‘I took […]

Widowed dad Joseph Wakim opens up about raising three daughters on his own

3 Aug

  http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/widowed-dad-joseph-wakim-opens-up-about-raising-three-daughters-on-his-own/story-fni0cx12-1227461356666 29 July 2015   Widowed dad Joseph Wakim opens up about raising three daughters on his own The Sunday Telegraph July 29, 20159:38AM Men should be nurtured to be nurturers writes Joseph Wakim, author of the book What My Daughters Taught Me. Picture: Supplied Source: News Corp Australia “WITHOUT a word spoken, mothers […]

Former jihadis are our best weapon again Islamic State grooming

20 May

http://www.smh.com.au/comment/former-jihadis-are-our-best-weapon-again-islamic-state-grooming-20150520-gh5ig4.html http://bit.ly/1HtuFO9 Sydney Morning Herald, 20 May 2015 Former jihadis are our best weapon again Islamic State grooming Shutting the door on former Islamic State recruits seeking repatriation may miss an opportunity to block the radicalisation path. After all, law enforcement strategies and name-calling by government voices have not curbed the magnetism of this “death cult”. […]

Condemnation by Muslim leaders of atrocities is now expected to be said even louder, without delay

20 Jan

  http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/opinion/joseph-wakim-condemnation-by-muslim-leaders-of-atrocities-is-now-expected-to-be-said-even-louder-without-delay/story-fni6unxq-1227186240974  http://bit.ly/1J5V7Jz   Condemnation by Muslim leaders of atrocities is now expected to be said even louder, without delay The Advertiser 16 January 2015 The Advertiser ARE Muslim leaders condemned whatever they do? If they are silent in the face of atrocities that incriminate their faith, they are seen as complicit. Their silence is […]

Sydney siege: Black flag symbol of fear, but we already have the antidote

19 Dec

http://www.smh.com.au/national/sydney-siege-black-flag-symbol-of-fear-but-we-already-have-the-antidote-20141218-129vaa.html http://bit.ly/13eEkWp Sydney siege: Black flag symbol of fear, but we already have the antidote   December 19, 2014 The more the black flag is used by terrorists the more it comes to symbolise fear. The flower memorial that grew after the siege is a symbol of our shared love and our shared values. If […]

Bigots recruit for ISIS

30 Sep

http://www.youtube.com/watch?list=UULCUbvRrQnApZldY6CTquTA&v=EoKPWUHtKQI&feature=player_embedded Studio 10, Daily Dilemma, 30 Sept 2014

Bigots recruit for ISIS

30 Sep

http://thehoopla.com.au/bigots-isis-recruiters-default/ Oops!It looks like your running an older, unsupported version of Internet Explorer! You can still look around but things may not work as expected. Take me to The Hoopla BIGOTS RECRUIT FOR ISIS By

Harris Park school targeted by anti-Christian threats

19 Sep

http://www.parramattasun.com.au/story/2568402/harris-park-school-targeted-by-anti-christian-threats/   A Maronite school threatened in Harris Park is wary the incident could be blown out of proportion. Calm influence: Joseph Wakim outside the Maronite College of the Holy Family where a staff member was threatened. Picture: Gene Ramirez <a href=”http://ad-apac.doubleclick.net/N6411/jump/onl.fairfaxregional/parramattasun/community;ctype=article;cat=parramattasun;cat1=community;cat2=homepage;cat3=2568402;region=outersydney;locstate=nsw;pos=1;tile=2;sz=xxxx;ord=67536391?”><img src=”http://ad-apac.doubleclick.net/N6411/ad/onl.fairfaxregional/parramattasun/community;ctype=article;cat=parramattasun;cat1=community;cat2=homepage;cat3=2568402;region=outersydney;locstate=nsw;pos=1;tile=2;sz=xxxx;ord=67536391?” /></a> A Maronite school threatened in Harris Park is wary the incident […]

Muslim, Christian clergy condemn terrorism

13 Sep

https://au.news.yahoo.com/a/24969401/muslim-christian-clergy-condemn-terrorism/ Muslim, Christian clergy condemn terrorism Ehssan VeiszadehSeptember 11, 2014, 7:16 pm Senior Muslim and Christian leaders have condemned the sectarian bloodshed in the Middle East and vowed to uphold Australia’s security. Grand Mufti Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed, head of the Chaldean Catholic community Archbishop Gabriel Kassab and six other religious leaders released a joint […]