Rebecca Wetzler



Kids will find themselves something to do when left to their own devices; it’s better to plan summer adventures for them than risk them making a poor choice. I remember […]

A Few Fish Facts

It’s common knowledge that both commercial and sport fishing are dominant factors in Alaska’s economy. Thirty years ago I worked for North Pacific Fishery Management Council, the federal agency tasked […]

Apart from you I have no good thing

PSALM 16:1-2, 5-6 Keep me safe, O God, for in you I take refuge.  I said to the Lord, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good […]


Around this time of year my grandmother used to search the barren, snow covered trees for the first pussy willows, a sure sign Spring is almost here; once found, she […]

His Grace is Sufficient

II CORINTHIANS 12:7-10  To keep me from becoming conceited…there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of satan, to torment me.  Three times I pleaded with the […]

Let it Shine

In Alaska the seasonal light and dark differences are tough on some people.  According to the Alaska Mental Health Association, as much as 20% of all Alaskans may suffer from […]

Winter Races

It’s obvious that Alaska is the largest state in the Union.  It also has other ‘largest’ characteristics.  The Trans-Alaska Pipeline is one of the largest pipeline systems in the world; […]

Bring it On

The beginning of a year is traditionally a time for New Year Resolutions, as well as hoping the year will bring improved quality of life, or dreading any upcoming adverse […]


hen I was a teenager, my parents bought a motor home for fishing getaways.  When you are a teenager, you don’t necessarily like to get away with the family.  You […]

Unwholesome Talk Grieves the Holy Spirit

EPHESIANS 4:29-32 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouth, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit […]