Tag Archives: trials

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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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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Weakness and Strength

A personal story about discovering my own weakness and turning to the Lord for strength. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD The Lord has given me a “thorn in the flesh” which has been with me more or less for as … Continue reading

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In Everything Give Thanks

Gratitude is our powerful ally in the struggles of life. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This week in clinic I saw one of my favorite patients. She has a rare genetic form of motor neuron disease and has been on … Continue reading

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We Signed Up For This

In professional work and in life, a little perspective goes a long way. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD During my medical internship I was required to spend a month working in the emergency department. On one of my overnight shifts … Continue reading

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