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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.

How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think
November 16th, 2017

How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think

Hannah DeMarco

Do you feel overwhelmed by other people’s judgment? Like you’re always the one who gets blamed for everyone’s mistakes? Like everyone expects you to anticipate their every little need and resents you when you can’t live up to their impossible expectations? Maybe you feel like ...

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5 Verses for Hope When You’re Suffering Alone
November 2nd, 2017

5 Verses for Hope When You’re Suffering Alone

Hannah DeMarco

My friend seemed on top of the world. From where I was standing, it looked like she had the perfect life. At church, she was always joking and laughing. Whenever anyone asked how she was doing, she’d boom: Oh, I’m great. ...

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Freaking out over Money? Proverbs Give Peace
October 19th, 2017

Freaking out over Money? Proverbs Give Peace

Hannah DeMarco

The knot in your stomach tightens as you pull another bill from the mailbox—a bill you fear you won’t be able to pay. The pain in your jaw aches as you plug the numbers into your budgeting spreadsheet—and, yet again, you come up short. ...

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Trade self-doubt for confidence. Here’s how.
October 5th, 2017

Trade self-doubt for confidence. Here’s how.

Hannah DeMarco

We all sat in silence. Afraid to breathe too loudly. Terrified of being called out. Our third grade teacher scratched her nails on the chalkboard as she wrote this question: What is the largest ocean in the world? “Any takers?” she challenged, surveying our stoic ...

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When You Have No Money, Find Comfort in God’s Word
September 28th, 2017

When You Have No Money, Find Comfort in God’s Word

Hannah DeMarco

I’m sick of thinking about money , the comedian said. The sentence came from my computer screen—I was half-listening to a stand-up special playing in the background while cleaning. But this sentence made my ears perk up. The comedian’s words sounded familiar: I had thought ...

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When You Don’t Want to Say Goodbye
September 21st, 2017

When You Don’t Want to Say Goodbye

Hannah DeMarco

I told myself I shouldn’t be sad. Sure, it’s my last week in England, a place I’ve called home for over a year , I thought. Yes, my dear housemates will soon live thousands of miles away from me, I admitted. ...

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Wish You Were Someone Else? See Yourself Through God’s Eyes
September 7th, 2017

Wish You Were Someone Else? See Yourself Through God’s Eyes

Hannah DeMarco

I floated in my pool, thinking of all the ways I’d be a whole new person. It was the summer before 9th grade, and I had the highest of hopes for the new, improved high school version of me. High school Hannah would be hilarious. ...

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Combat Financial Fears with God’s Word
August 31st, 2017

Combat Financial Fears with God’s Word

Hannah DeMarco

Money has a cruel way of disappearing when you need it most. You spend weeks, months, years saving up for that new car or house or vacation. But then—just as your goal is in sight—the refrigerator breaks, there’s an unplanned hospital stay, you lose ...

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