Reflection — May 12th
Raised anyone from the dead of late? Me neither – which, in the context of our theme this week, makes today’s reading something of a challenge!
The story of Dorcas reminds us that as Easter people we find ourselves living in a Good Friday world. Peter had experienced the joy of Easter and the thrill of Pentecost, followed by the rapid growth of the infant church. Now he finds himself in a grief-stricken home, by the bedside of a dead disciple whose life, cut short, had been a great example of Christian love in creative action. The situation is awash with tears.
Like Peter, we are called to
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