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Posted 2014-10-07T21:47:00Z

A Quiet Place

Mom has asked for a quiet space as she prepare for her journey home to be with the Lord.  We are so thankful for all the visits from friends and family over the last several months.  They have been a source of strength and comfort, a time of joy and laughter, and a time to share many memories with mom.  However,  it is now time for us to ask for no visitors.  Please know that although you may not be able to see her in person, she  holds all of you in her heart and feels all of your thoughts and prayers. Thank you so much for your understanding.

...The Lord said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.”  Mark 6:31

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Comments (13)

  • Pauline Guillermo-Togawa
    Pauline Guillermo-Togawa

    Oh Laura....please know that we will visit Grace within our hearts, and collectively, we will walk alongside her as she travels home to join your Dad. We send our deepest aloha, our best love and peace to you, Grace and your beautiful family.

    5 years ago · Reply
  •  Sherri Efurd Rains
    Sherri Efurd Rains

    Laura, please let your Mom know that she is in our thoughts and prayers as are you and Steve. My heart goes out to you as I know the challenges are mighty. However, we know God's love and peace will be there as a guide and He will give you strength. We Love You!

    5 years ago · Reply
  • Jan Fujimura
    Jan Fujimura

    Thank you yet again, Gracie, Laura and Steve ,...for showing us all not only how to live a life of abundance but also how to prepare ourselves as we crossover to be with our Abbba Father. "But now, this is what The Lord says...'do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you...'" God is not only going before you but is also for you. Continuing to keep all of you in our hearts and prayers and joining you in this journey of faith, Jan and Jits

    5 years ago · Reply
  • Joy turner
    Joy turner

    Until we meet at Jesus feet...love as always

    5 years ago · Reply
  • LaRue Booher
    LaRue Booher

    Laura, Dear Laura, we are all with you & Steve... as we are with precious, precious Grace. The miles are far, but the hearts are felt closer than within reach... We all love you, Grace... we thank you for every kind word & every kind deed, every kind thought --ever our direction. We know you already know this for a long time & bottom line is...we are just thankful for you, dear one. We love each one of you... May God hold you, each, closely with His warm love & strength. Rock of Ages is running through my heart.... I love that old song....so, may I say, 'rock of ages', sweet ones....Prayers & Love tonight ...

    5 years ago · Reply
  • Linda Rush
    Linda Rush

    It was a blessing to talk with you yesterday. Grace has gone to prepare for that quiet rest., and God is near. We lift up you and Steve in our prayers

    5 years ago · Reply
  • Iris Imamura
    Iris Imamura

    Dear Laura. Just know that many people love your family and we are an e-mail or call away. I will continue to lift you, Steve and mom in my prayers. May you feel God's loving arms around you.

    5 years ago · Reply
  • Bill & Jeanine Walker
    Bill & Jeanine Walker

    "Blest be the ties that bind our hearts in Christian love - the Fellowship of kindred minds is like to That Above. When we asunder part, it gives us inward pain, but we shall still be joined in heart, and Hope to meet again." Somehow lyrics of precious hymns speak so much better than I to tell you of our love for you all. Bill and Jeanine Walker

    5 years ago · Reply
  • Cynthia Kinoshita
    Cynthia Kinoshita

    Dear Laura and Steve, Please give Mom a hug for me. I will remember Mom as a gracious and giving person who shared her love of crafting with some of us fortunate ladies at Palisades Baptist. We will surely miss her but will never forget her and her love for Jesus Christ that she shared with us. May God's peace, strength and love continue to embrace all of you. The Efurd family will always be in our hearts and prayers. God's blessings and love.....

    5 years ago · Reply
  • Pearl D Maeda
    Pearl D Maeda

    "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." Romans 15:13. "God be with you till we meat again...at Jesus feet." The Wives in Ministry are praying for you all.

    5 years ago · Reply
  • Naomi Ashman
    Naomi Ashman

    Lifting all of you up in prayer.

    5 years ago · Reply
  • LaRue Booher
    LaRue Booher

    Loving you all ...care & prayer...May God cover each of you ever so gently...

    5 years ago · Reply
  • Jewelle Sanbei Imai
    Jewelle Sanbei Imai

    Laura, please tell mom we think of her often. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. She will be with your dad and mine soon and they can talk story about all the times our families had in Kona so many years ago. Take care and God Bless.

    5 years ago · Reply