Category Archives: Separation

Our Trip to Israel

The short version of our trip to Israel is that Sharon and I were with two of our pastors to help them facilitate a First Steps discipleship conference to primarily Russian Messianic Jewish pastors, and to speak a few minutes … Continue reading

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Divorce Care for the Separated

I know I’ve talked about this resource before, but it bears repeating. Divorce Care is a 13-week program primarily for those going through divorce but also for those who are separated – even those who are separated and want to reconcile. Each … Continue reading

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Things to Remember When Divorce Sounds Like a Good Idea

Sometimes when there is a lot of pain in marriage a divorce sounds like a solution that will do away with it. Unfortunately, there are often painful consequences that people don’t think about at the time when they pursue divorce. Here … Continue reading

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Julie Sibert: Do Some People Believe Your Marriage Won’t Make It?

This is an article that hits close to home. During our separation there were Christian friends telling me that Sharon was done and letting me know sometimes quietly, sometimes not so quietly that I should quit moping around about her and get … Continue reading

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Radio Interview

We were privileged to give our testimony and be interviewed by Penny Bragg of Inverse Ministries on WAPN Radio from Daytona, Florida just after Christmas. You can listen here: 01 Richard & Sharon Wildman – WAPN R. The first half is … Continue reading

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Thankfulness

One thing that really got into my heart during our separation was the need for thankfulness. I went through seasons of great anger towards Sharon, towards myself, towards others, and towards God. On those days (or hours or minutes) that … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Tough Marriages by Sheila Wray Gregoire

I thought this was an awesome post by Sheila Wray Gregoire to encourage those in tough marriages. Having been at a tough spot in our own marriage, I agree with her that you have to depend on God. Other people … Continue reading

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Changing Your Marriage Alone: One Flesh Marriage Testimony

A wonderful blog that I follow at One Flesh Marriage just had a series that gave testimony about how Kate inspired incredible change in her marriage, even when her husband Brad wasn’t on board yet. Here are the posts. Be … Continue reading

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Changing Your Marriage by Yourself

If you are in a crisis marriage it is so easy to think that there is nothing you can do if you partner won’t cooperate. One of the first principles to understand is that if you change yourself in a … Continue reading

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Separation Crisis – Quickly Finding Resources and Hope in a Bookstore

If you or a friend you know have just begun a separation, especially one that you didn’t want, it is easy to be desperate for information and hope. During our separation I often browsed a book store or library for … Continue reading

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