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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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.
His theme was Belonging and he spoke about being living stones in the church where God has placed you.
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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.
Lower, cushioned, spiky varieties seemed to belong to a medieval torture chamber while Lithops were known as living stones because their evolution caused them to mimic in appearance the pebbles found in the desert.
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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.
The pope recalled the history of Christianity in its Middle Eastern birthplace on Sunday and said those living there today should "enliven their consciousness of being the living stones of the Church in the Middle East.