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Hannah DeMarco

Hannah DeMarco serves as a Content Specialist with American Bible Society. Originally hailing from South Jersey, she is proud to call Philadelphia her new home. When she’s not busy planning her next European adventure, she can be found photographing city streets and local cafés – all while consuming her weight’s worth in hot sauce. Hannah’s love for writing extends into her role as an adjunct English professor.

5 Verses for Peace When Big Changes Overwhelm You
October 4th, 2018

5 Verses for Peace When Big Changes Overwhelm You

Hannah DeMarco

Why do things seem to happen all at once? Last week, I moved into a new house. This week, I leave for a foreign country. Yesterday, I waved goodbye to my sisters family as they drove away to their new home in Tennessee. In two ...

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Psalms of Assurance When You Have No Money
September 20th, 2018

Psalms of Assurance When You Have No Money

Hannah DeMarco

On my 13 th birthday, I saved up enough money to buy myself a treasure I always wanted: a (microscopic) diamond ring. The day I bought my ring, I woke up early, carefully applied blue eye shadow to match my baby blue dress, and ...

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5 Psalms of Peace for Your Busy Life
September 6th, 2018

5 Psalms of Peace for Your Busy Life

Hannah DeMarco

As you begin reading this, perhaps you’re overwhelmed with a sense of urgency. Maybe you feel guilty for taking time out of your busy schedule to read a blog. But you’re desperate for relief from it all. Knots in your ...

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How to Give Yourself Grace When You Don’t Feel Good Enough
August 16th, 2018

How to Give Yourself Grace When You Don’t Feel Good Enough

Hannah DeMarco

I inherited many wonderful things from my father: his olive skin, his love of music, his zeal for learning. But one of the more challenging things he bequeathed to me is my unrealistic concept of time. Overly idealistic, I try to cram 47 activities into a ...

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5 Verses to Overcome Your Financial Fears
August 2nd, 2018

5 Verses to Overcome Your Financial Fears

Hannah DeMarco

You pull into the driveway, turn off the engine, and sit there—frozen. You don’t want to move. You dread opening the mailbox to see more bills. You hate the thought of going inside and seeing your leaky fridge you can’t afford to fix. You don’t ...

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Unsure of the Next Steps? Find Sure Footing in God’s Word
July 19th, 2018

Unsure of the Next Steps? Find Sure Footing in God’s Word

Hannah DeMarco

I have no idea where I’ll be living in seven weeks. I love my room, my neighborhood, my roommates, everything. I cherish my walks home after work—and how easy it is to visit my friends who live close by. But a few months ago, I ...

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3 Prayers to Fight Gnawing Anxiety
July 5th, 2018

3 Prayers to Fight Gnawing Anxiety

Hannah DeMarco

The rain splashed across the window next to the cozy couch in which I sat, nuzzled up in a warm blanket. I finally had a night all to myself. The movie I’d been waiting to watch all week was just beginning. But as the opening credits rolled—a sight that ...

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Feel Like You Don’t Belong? You’re Not Alone.
June 21st, 2018

Feel Like You Don’t Belong? You’re Not Alone.

Hannah DeMarco

I don’t belong here , I thought. My acceptance letter was a fluke. I walked through the ancient university building. The sound of posh British accents filled my ears, making me feel insecure about my uncultured accent. I tip-toed through the hallways, ...

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