Tag Archives: Jesus

Christmas on Call

Be grateful for every Christmas you can spend with your family. by Alan Sanderson, MD This month I made a recording of “Away in a Manger” with my wife and kids. This is one of my favorite Christmas carols because … Continue reading

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Liberty and Tolerance

You cannot claim freedom of conscience for yourself without also allowing it to others. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD I can remember a time during my medical training when I was singled out in a negative way because of my … Continue reading

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Burning Out and Back Again

Learning to endure for 30 Hours, 30 Days, 30 Years, and Forever by Alan B. Sanderson, MD During my medical training I learned that I can do anything for 30 hours, or 30 days. No matter how insanely busy my … Continue reading

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Addiction

“[We] came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.” –(The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, step 2) by Alan Sanderson, MD This week I received a letter from Dr. Vivek Murthy, MD, MBA, who … Continue reading

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The Works of God Made Manifest

Disease can be one of God’s most powerful refining tools. by Alan Sanderson, MD. Adapted from remarks given at the funeral of Stewart C. Sanderson, 30 July 2016. Some of my favorite stories about Uncle Stewart involve Mount Timpanogos. The … Continue reading

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Faith to be Healed

When it comes to healing broken bodies and souls, God is a lot more powerful than any medical doctor. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Many years ago I did something stupid. I climbed Mount Timpanogos (11,752 feet, 3,582 meters) a … Continue reading

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Nursing Hands

Nurses are often called to have the heart of a hero. Sometimes this can be a difficult calling to live up to. by Sandra G. Babb, RN I often hear people speak very highly of my profession, saying that nurses … Continue reading

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Best Efforts and Highest Priority

A personal memoir about trying to put first things first in my career choices. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD In February 1999 the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a letter which was to … Continue reading

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Healing on the Sabbath

A few thoughts about working in the hospital on Sunday. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD The first weekend of July at the beginning of my third year of medical school marked a significant change in my life and in my … Continue reading

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