"Arise, O my soul, O my soul, why sleepest thou? The end draweth near, and thou shall be confounded. Arise, therefore, from thy sleep."
~Romanos the Melodist, Greek hymn-writer
Guest blog created by The Nourishment Projects
Editors Note: During our 150th anniversary, through a series of special monthly blog posts created in partnership with The Nourishment Projects, Bright Promises Foundation will explore the idea of Humanity and Humane Advocacy around the globe, starting in Japan, then in Bhutan, then India, then Iran, now Byzantine, and next Italy and continuing West over the next few months to our home, Chicago. Next month we venture to the Byzantines.