living stones


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liv′ing stones′


n., pl. living stones.
any of various succulent plants of the genus Lithops, native to Africa, having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones. Also called lithops, stone plant.
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The cast has been honing the production at Living Stones Church, on Perry Barr's Tamebridge Industrial Estate.
And so it is for living stones, for persons, who are not instrumental to my needs and wants, but subjects in their own story.
And here I wonder: Would the Christian world celebrate Christmas or Easter at a time when our Christian people, whom we call living stones in the Holy Land, are pushed to immigrate because of the grave situation and harsh life we experience as a result of the oppressive and arbitrary Israeli measures?
You would think that plants called living stones would be tough houseplants -- and they are.
Those who worked with him joined his call--expressed later at the WCC's 1983 assembly in Vancouver--to become "truly a house of living stones, built on the rock of faith." (2)
A thrilling wedding of images and narrative inspires the reader to rise to the powerful visions conveyed in "The Girl Who Saved Yesterday." Peopled with a powerful black young heroine, many stern but loving trees and animals, plus living stones on a mountain forgotten by a village who abandoned their savior, the girl the trees named Silence, the story erupts like lava with rainbows.
I continually ask the Holy Spirit to direct the work of the church--the living stones. I pray for my sisters and brothers in Waynesville, N.C.
SJI, on the other hand, repulsed Central Philippine U, 13-25, 25-21, 25-12, in the semis then trounced Living Stones International School, 25-21, 25-16, 25-15, at the Iloilo Doctors' College gym.
"The Pope wants to underline, in his direct encounter with them, two things: that these Christians are living stones, and that without their presence, the Holy Land and the Holy Places themselves are likely to be transformed into museums," Parolin remarked.
Be an active presence in the community, as living cells, as living stones. The Latin American Bishops wrote that the popular piety which you reflect is "a legitimate way of living the faith, a way of feeling that we are part of the Church" (Aparecida Document, 264).
Like a living plant--or to use Peter's metaphor, a living temple made of living stones (1 Peter 2)--the church is meant to be always growing, always changing.