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Enduring It Well takes a deeper look at some of life's real challenges and features real people who have endured or are enduring trials well.




82: Overcoming Anorexia and Bulimia

Stacie Grover Oyler shares her experience of dealing with anorexia and bulimia.

Duration: 00:41:15

77: Lessons Learned in Life - President Thomas S. Monson

This episode is dedicated to "I Will Not Fail Thee, nor Forsake Thee,"

69: Life in a Wheelchair - Mark Christiansen

Discover how Mark's faith and trust turned his life of disappointment into one of fulfillment.

Duration: 00:30:12

68: Surviving the Fire - Kerry Chlarson

In 1986 everything in Kerry Chlarson's world seemed to be going right.

67: Traumatic Brain Injury - Michael Hancey

A sledding activity turned tragic when 16 year old Michael Hancey of Littleton.

66: Columbine - Whisperings of the Spirit

Scott and Cindy Johnson and Wade and Ann Hancey share their story about Columbine High School shootings.

65: Lia Clark - A Silent Hero - Part 2

In part two of “A Silent Hero,” Lia Clark, the “miracle child” of Calvin and Cheryl Clark.

64: Cheryl Clark Monk - A Silent Hero - Part 1

Cheryl Clark Monk tells the story of how she lost herfireman husband to a tragic electrocution accident.

62: Rescue Me From Danger - Natalie White

Natalie White, talks about her trial of having a hole in her heart and the new outlook on life that she gained.

61: Compassion Upon You - Shauna Ewing-Stimson - Part 2

Shauna shares more suggestions of how to survive the trial of caring for afflicted loved ones.

60: Compassion Upon You - Shauna Ewing-Stimson - Part 1

Shauna and her husband, Terrell, lived the typical suburban life. Their happiness was challenged when Terrell was diagnosed with Huntington's Disease. Ever so slowly, Terrell's muscles were beginning to atrophy with no regeneration. While Shauna assumed most of the parenting duties, she also performed most of Terrell's personal care. As physically demanding as it was, she inspired all around her with her love and devotion to her ailing husband. By the time Terrell passed away, Shauna had a...

Duration: 00:30:12

59: Can Success Be Endured - Harris Simmons

Is success something to be endured? President Brigham Young was concerned that at some point the Saints would prosper and in that prosperity be vulnerable to temptations and ruin. On this episode of Enduring It Well, host W. A. Christensen welcomes Harris Simmons, president and CEO of Zions Bank Corporation, to discuss the very real challenges that some face in prosperity including pride, greed, and more.

Duration: 00:30:45

58: Living A Balanced Life - Dr. Lane Smith

Throughout his career, Dr. Lane Smith, a renowned doctor of medicine specializing in psychiatry, has worked with troubled teens, distraught adults, and marriages on the brink. Through it all he has kept a level head centered in the teachings of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. It was something that was taught to him at a young age, being the grandson of Joseph Fielding Smith, the 10th President of the Church. Dr. Smith tells of the tragic day when his 60-year-old father, Joseph...

Duration: 00:29:36

57: A Mother's Prayer - Joan Yarrington

As a wife and a mother of five children, Joan Yarrington had always tried to shepherd her children forward in the gospel to help them find true happiness and purpose in their lives. As her son approached the day to submit mission papers, he suddenly and without warning chose to no longer participate in the Church. She was devastated. What had she done wrong? How could this wonderful little boy decide to make such a decision just at the prime of his life? Her son saw the error of his ways...

Duration: 00:29:58

56: Common Threads of Trial - W. A. Christensen

Host W. A. Christensen explores the "Common Threads of Trial" that have surfaced throughout the interviews he has conducted during the podcast series Enduring It Well. Clips from many past episodes are woven together by his thoughts as he narrates.

Duration: 00:28:37

55: His Small Moment - Nancy Maxwell Anderson and Cory Maxwell

Elder Neal A. Maxwell is a wonderful example of one who endured trials well. Nancy Maxwell Anderson and Cory Maxwell talk about their father's love, patience, and faith through physical hardship. Not only was he an example for his family, but for the world.

Duration: 01:09:51

54: Be Not Dismayed - Jake Bullock

In and out of hospitals his entire life, Jake Bullock has had to be very brave. As someone with primary immune deficiency, he easily gets sick with a cold and sore throat several times a month. His sickness can quickly turn into pneumonia. He receives treatment every three weeks to counteract the disorder. Jake, a deacon from central Washington, joins host W. A. Christensen via phone to share his story of endurance, patience, and overcoming hardship.

Duration: 00:29:46

53: Be Prepared - Todd Moody

Stake president and chaplain Todd Moody talks about the Boy Scout National Jamboree tragedy of 2005, when four Scout leaders were electrocuted when the 30-foot tent pole that they were raising struck a high-voltage electricity line overhead. Moody and others ran to the scene to help. Hear how can we find our way through the storms and triumph over tragedy.

Duration: 00:54:04

52: Expectations - Maddy

Maddy, a 17-year-old youth, found herself pregnant and scared. Shocked at her own choices and consequential situation, she had many questions flooding her mind. Although she felt alone, her situation is not unique. She recites her favorite part of the Young Women theme, talks about working with LDS Family Services, and counsels her peers to choose their friends wisely and to keep their standards high.

Duration: 00:59:46

51: Healing Heartbreak - Wendy Barlow and Jerilyn Radman

Guests Wendy Barlow and Jerilyn Radman have both experienced heartbreak. They talk with W. A. Christensen to share their story of healing and staying positive while experiencing marital problems. Special guest Dr. Kent Griffiths, an LDS licensed marriage and family therapist, also joins the conversation to add professional insight.

Duration: 01:19:56

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