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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.

Feeling Loss This Christmas? These Bible Verses Offer Peace
December 15th, 2016

Feeling Loss This Christmas? These Bible Verses Offer Peace

Hannah DeMarco

This is my first Christmas without my grandfather, who passed away earlier this year. He never allowed me to call him grandfather or grandpa - he was only to be pop-pop. Christmas was my pop-pop’s favorite time of year. At 96 years old, he felt the joy of Christmas ...

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Prayers of Comfort for the Christmas Blues
December 13th, 2016

Prayers of Comfort for the Christmas Blues

Hannah DeMarco

Some days are better than others. On good days, you feel hopeful– festive, even–about the holiday season. The sight of a Christmas tree’s twinkling lights brings a smile to your lips. A Christmas jingle plays in the grocery store as you run some errands, and you find ...

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Lost Sight of What Motivates You? Bible Verses Offer Hope
November 8th, 2016

Lost Sight of What Motivates You? Bible Verses Offer Hope

Hannah DeMarco

A pilgrim climbs up to the site of a cathedrals construction during Englands Middle Ages. He stands in awe as he watches thousands of workers collecting stones, hauling materials, chiseling reliefs and building complex arches. He studies a group of men working on a wall and asks them exactly ...

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Discover God’s Love When You Fear Rejection
November 3rd, 2016

Discover God’s Love When You Fear Rejection

Hannah DeMarco

My first grade teacher wasnt the first person to say it, but shes the first I remember. She said it after what would later become my go-to phrase flowed from my lips: Im so sorry! You dont always have to say sorry, she muttered as she turned her ...

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Find Comfort in God’s Word When You Feel Sick
November 1st, 2016

Find Comfort in God’s Word When You Feel Sick

Hannah DeMarco

As flu and cold season creeps upon us with its curse of coughing and runny noses, I seriously contemplate taking up the age-old practice of hibernation. Cant get sick if I hide under my bed covers for five months, right? Unfortunately, hibernation isnt an option for me. So ...

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Are You Addicted to Being Busy? Find Rest in these Psalms
October 25th, 2016

Are You Addicted to Being Busy? Find Rest in these Psalms

Hannah DeMarco

I might be a little bit addicted to being busy. Okay, so more than a little bit. You wouldnt know it from talking to me. When Im in the midst of a busy season in life, all I talk about is taking the time to rest. ...

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Psalms of Comfort for Facing a Loved One’s Addiction
October 7th, 2016

Psalms of Comfort for Facing a Loved One’s Addiction

Hannah DeMarco

You walk up the driveway, praying that today will be different. You open the door and spot your loved one on the couch, the once familiar sparkle in their eyes now gone. You stand in the doorway, wishing it was time to leave. Hovering by the couch, ...

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Overwhelmed by Choices? Bible Verses Can Bring You Peace
September 27th, 2016

Overwhelmed by Choices? Bible Verses Can Bring You Peace

Hannah DeMarco

Have you ever heard about the paradox of choice? Its the idea that, when faced with a bounty of choices, humans tend to take approximately an eternity to decide—and sometimes well just forego making a decision altogether. Its what happens when you visit a diner with a 25-page ...

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