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Follow The Sun Novel Now Reinstalled...Volume 1 follow-the-sun-by-e-v-pete-hester This novel, click on the title and when reading, it moves right to left by using your little wheel on top of your mouse. A little different but you soon get used to...

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A Repost On The Abortion Debate Doesn't Belong On Billboards Kathleen Parker wrote: Abortion Debate Doesn’t Belong on Billboards Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 24-05-2019 2 Pete Hester wrote Kathleen the following e-mail today: I...

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Coalfire Stories....from an earlier posting There is no Wikipedia information on Coalfire, Pickens County,  Alabama….It is not included…So, you are gonna have to just trust me or the twenty-five or thirty or fifty other people who can talk...

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St. Jude Children Research Hospital. Please Give. ... Luke 18 verses 15 - 17...."Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belong to such as these"....I try to give something every month to St Jude. What an institution...

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Marijuana….Now What

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 03-05-2021


Well, I’m confused, which is nothing unusual, but I read this morning concerning legalizing marijuana that there are presently about 330,000 people in jail for illegally using or selling marijuana, most of them black the article stated and it further states that it was a result of white business men taking advantage of poor black kids who went to jail for selling and using that marijuana while making them (the white businessmen) rich. ….Now that marijuana is being legalized those same white business men will become rich for doing the same thing that the poor black kids went to jail for, is what the articles states….

Am I being oversensitive here? Does that make sense to you? The key word to me here is “white business men”. I personally do not believe that is a true statement. I think black business men used black kids and white kids, to sell the stuff also and maybe there were more of them than there were of the “white business men” doing the using. Someone is doing some amazing deductions in the thought process and blame game, if you ask me…..

Wonder what will happen to the 330,000 prisoners when the marijuana does become legal in most states? Will they go free and use the selling skills for other products? I hope for the best if it does happen.

Follow The Sun Novel Now Reinstalled…Volume 1

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 26-04-2021



This novel, click on the title and when reading, it moves right to left by using your little wheel on top of your mouse. A little different but you soon get used to it…..I hope. Enjoy it


J. I. Hall, Jr. /My Novel Now Reinstalled

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 26-04-2021


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Life’s Happenings…Same For All

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 23-04-2021


It does not matter in life what you do, who you are or what your religion is, nor your gender or even if you are a “world made” transgender, the things that happen in life happens. Good, bad or whatever, they are going to happen. The bible tells us that over in Ecclesiastes. However, the way we deal with all those happenings does make a difference. One thing about being a Christian is that Jesus through the Holy Spirit helps us deal with them. We are going to be sick, we are going to have to deal with diseases, we are going to have times of need, and times of plenty…..happy times, sad times, wet years, dry years and experience all the emotions of life…After we pass on, of course, it’s over. The way we have met and dealt with those living moments will affect the hereafter…..having Jesus as our savior is the only way to cover those sinful moments that we all face in life…We ask Him to forgive us and those sins are forgiven. He becomes our blood sacrifice covering all our transgressions. So in life we are going to have it all happen to us to some degree. In the hereafter, however, it’s different…It’s, well it’s, Heaven for  the believer….beautiful, peaceful, no death, no tears, no sickness..For the unbeliever, well, that’s the eternal fire called Hell. We have to choose before we die….It’s all covered in the Bible, don’t just take my word for it, read all about it there.

A Repost On The Abortion Debate Doesn’t Belong On Billboards

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 22-04-2021


Kathleen Parker wrote: Abortion Debate Doesn’t Belong on Billboards

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 24-05-2019


Pete Hester wrote Kathleen the following e-mail today:

I  read your article in today’s Albuquerque Journal, 5/24/19. I hope you will return the  favor and read my note to you. First off, it may be debatable as to who is crazy, the old preacher shouting the gospel from a fruit crate or a person writing an article saying that God had written an amendment to His Words saying it is now ok to kill. That old preacher was simply telling it like he had been told to tell the story of the gospel. You are writing what you believe is truth I reckon. I don’t know how it is that I believe him, but I truly do as do millions of others in the USA and all around the world. So, yes I do believe him and not you in this instant. I wish I could tell you that I had never had a transgression. That’s not true, I’ve committed many, not proud of that fact, but I admit my sins and move on. If I was a woman, what would I do? I truly do not know, except for this…..Thou shall not kill has not changed, ever, so I think I would have to give the child up for adoption….And that also is sad. No happy ending in either event. But think about  the other side of the debate. We are  also witnesses to a debate that we would rather not have in viewing those terrible billboards….The woman who has an abortion will never have to face me nor you….She does have to face God….God bless you Kathleen Parker.

Kathleen Parker is with the Washington Post and her full article can be read in today’s Albuquerque Journal, May 24, 2019.

Part Two to the abortion debate, if’s it is a debate is this…..

You remember God assigning watchmen to the walls of the cities in the bible…..Shortened those bible verses simply say, that if I am a watchman I am obligated  to warn the folks in the city of an approaching danger….if you ignore my warning I am not held responsible for what happens. If I go to sleep on my watch or do not report the approaching dangers, then I can be held responsible for not warning you. So, Ms. Parker, that crazy old preacher shouting the gospel from his fruit carte is forgiven since he sounded the warning, telling young women to not get an abortion……You on the other hand are encouraging women to get the abortion procedure done…..That is not what God would want you to do as I understand the scriptures. But you know what, I really think you understand all that and turn a blind eye toward it. Even living in the age of mercy and forgiveness there is another warning we should remember…. For it is written, “FEAR THE LORD THY GOD.

Coalfire Stories….from an earlier posting

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 13-04-2021


There is no Wikipedia information on Coalfire, Pickens County,  Alabama….It is not included…So, you are gonna have to just trust me or the twenty-five or thirty or fifty other people who can talk about it…Now, there could be a few more than that, I just don’t know how many of us remain today…At one time there was a bunch of us. The population in the early 1900 was in the neighborhood of 800 or so…anyway, that’s what I was told..Three steam sawmills operated there with a spur rail line running over to them. When the good timber was harvested, the mills left and the little community just slowly died out. A bunch of my kin hung on…Mom and Dad, Granddad, Big Momma, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins (first, second, distant even some double first) and probably some kin I don’t even know about. Anyway, there are a lot of good folks still living there and even more that are FROM there. I have put together some of my stories that I hope you will read. And if you have a story you want me to consider using contact me at phhester6@aol.com and we will see if it can be arranged. You can also comment on any of the stories published here. Please refer to the story number so I can determine the one we are discussing. I have some more to add later…These stories also appeared on my Facebook page.

Document coalfire stories 1 Watermelon Troubles

coalfire stories 2 Coalfire’s Almost Pro Baseball Player

Document coalfire stories 3 Uncle Shorty and His Railroad Crew

Document coalfire stories 4 Cousin Raymond Davidson

coalfire stories 5 Top Sawmill Hands

coalfire stories 6 Fishing and Coon Hunting

Document coalfire stories 7 World War Two Stuff

Document coalfire stories 8 Wrecking Uncle Dee’s Truck

Document coalfire stories 9 Big Momma and Being Saved

Coalfire stories 10 Bunny Bishop

Coalfire stories No. 11 Buggers Chasing Me

Coalfire story number 12 Fear of Heights

Document Coalfire Stories number 13 Pickens County Tornados


Just Shut Up And Let Me Sin……

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 11-04-2021


America is a lot happier nowadays, ain’t we. No one seems to be discussing the sins of America, telling us what we are doing wrong and trying to correct us to their way of thinking. The nerve of some of the preachers trying to push righteousness down our throats telling us that is what God wants us to do. Folks over at the major networks do not like that at all….Everything goes is much, much better than nothing goes. Nothing goes sells nothing. Everything goes sells big time. That’s what America wants….Everything goes. It ain’t legal or God says it ain’t right, well, let’s just pass a law that says it is right and that it is ok and get on with it. That’s what we do. Ain’t it?…. I’m not saying it is correct and right in God’s sight but you and I both know that’s how we want it to go. So that’s exactly what we do…….Yes, I know that we are now living under a much gentler time, where everything is forgiven if we ask for it and repent and I really believe that to be so. But consider,  back over there somewhere some words echo in my heart that stands out….FEAR THE LORD THY GOD…..We have a new Covent now. I know that. But still, we cannot be forgetting who is boss and forgetting that He writes the law and only He can change them. Thy shall not kill…..it is still a law….Love the Lord thy God, with all thy heart, with all thy soul….it is still the law….Still expected from us. Some things go on forever and forever….He is not happy with us when we just keep on sinning with no remorse, no repenting…So things happen in life that make us look to Him, things that make us realize that some things are much bigger than what man can handle….and we still need His help. Like now….


My Alabama Family

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 31-03-2021


In November 1935 Pete Hester was born. In April 1936 Cecil Bonner was born. He lived up on top of the hill and I lived just down under the hill. Around the road it was probably 1/4 miles between our houses, but up the path between our houses was probably a lot closer. Anyway, our houses were very close, our Dad’s were very close and he and I became two peas in a pod. We worked in Uncle Dee’s cotton and corn fields together and worked for Uncle Dee at his sawmill. And he would pay us, always a little something, always as an award to make us realize the value of working and getting paid for it. Because of our being so close, I reckon I became close to Cecil’s family, cause they just took me in and loved me and I felt it was almost as much as they loved Cecil. For many years, if you saw one of us, you saw the other. So, we worked together and we played together and we ate together. My mom worked. Aunt Vera, Cecil’s mom did not work, well, away from home anyway. She was a wonderful cook and of course she would always invite me to eat with them. Only thing, when Aunt Vera fixed a meal everyone at the table was expected to eat some of everything she fixed. She fixed okra, you ate it…she fixed asparagus, you ate it, she fixed tomatoes, you ate them. Now I was a meat and potatoes man, except Aunt Vera did not let me get away with that . I had to take some of everything and I had to eat everything I took. You did not leave the table until everything was gone and there was no way to cheat. Aunt Vera was so pretty and so precious that I really did wanted to please her and do everything she said, but a meat and potatoes man having to eat all those veggies, like English Peas….and lettuce and radishes and carrots, rabbit food? Yep, she made you eat it all.
On to my point, finally, today I eat it all, thanks to Aunt Vera and I generally clean up my plate. I’m still a meat and potatoes guy but I eat all that other stuff, including the rabbit food. Cecil, Uncle Dee and Aunt Vera are as much a part of me as Mom and Dad and Gent and Sam. I loved them….More importantly, they loved me….

What Will The Dates Be Called???? I Was….

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 21-03-2021


Did you ever wonder what will the dates be after AD…..if there are records kept of days after the return of our Lord…What did we have, around 5000 years of BC? And now, 2021 years of AD so far…and we are probably a few years away from the Rapture…will we start recording the years as AR or some other initial stating how long we are in heaven? I think not…It’s forever and who will want to count forever?. And the one’s that are already there would already be counting I reckon. When God said, I Was and then said, I Am, I guess the counting really started at I Was, so the years over there are probably recorded in the I Was years, I reckon they number in the billions by now. No, I really don’t think we will be worried about how long we have been there…we will just enjoy our time together…for years and years and years and years….well, you get the idea about us in the I Was time and dates…

UFO’s….The Government Seems To Be Admitting They Are Real

Posted by Pete | Posted in News | Posted on 08-03-2021



Have you noticed on the programs that discuss UFO and such are getting favorable reports from the government nowadays. One of the reports stated that is because they are no longer unidentified. They now know who they are or so the reporter said. Maybe, or maybe they read the bible and said you know, “I think Revelation talks about these guys.” I for one do not know for sure,  but I also think they are real….I also think there are some good’un and some bad’un….and them good’un belong to God and them bad’un belong to Satan….More later..