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Quotation by Shirley Erena Murray
Because you live, O Christ, the spirit bird of hope is freed for flying, our cages of despair no longer keep us closed and life-denying. The stone has rolled away and death cannot imprison! O sing this Easter Day, for Jesus Christ has risen!
Shirley Erena Murray (20th century), New Zealand hymn–writer. New Century Hymnal (1995). "Because You Live, O Christ," l. 6-10 (1987).
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