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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.

Feel Like You Need an Escape? Lean into God’s Word for Hope
January 24th, 2017

Feel Like You Need an Escape? Lean into God’s Word for Hope

Hannah DeMarco

I fly through the door after a long day of work and dive right into the nightly ritual: cook, clean, check text messages, read, watch TV. It’s the last thing on the list that I love the most. Those few blessed hours when I can unwind and escape ...

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Discover Beauty in God’s Word When Life Gets You Down
January 17th, 2017

Discover Beauty in God’s Word When Life Gets You Down

Hannah DeMarco

No Time for Beauty What’s the most beautiful thing you’ve seen today? Some days, I’m too overwhelmed by life’s demands to find anything beautiful. Appreciating beauty takes time. It means pausing to enjoy the view as my plane descends from a long flight. It means meditating on ...

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Root Yourself in God’s Word When the Bank Account Runs Low
January 12th, 2017

Root Yourself in God’s Word When the Bank Account Runs Low

Hannah DeMarco

You sit at the kitchen table, running your fingers through you hair. You slowly clench and unclench your jaw. You think about bolting but know you have to do what you’re about to do. Heart pounding, you finally push the “sign in” button. You think about looking away ...

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Rely on God’s Word When Little Things Ruin Your Day
January 5th, 2017

Rely on God’s Word When Little Things Ruin Your Day

Hannah DeMarco

You wake up, hoping for a productive day. But you turn to check the time and realize you’ve accidentally slept in late. Even though you set two alarms ( two alarms!), they never went off. You toss off your covers and start shivering from the cold. You ...

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Find Your Confidence in the Bible When You Feel Like a Fraud
December 27th, 2016

Find Your Confidence in the Bible When You Feel Like a Fraud

Hannah DeMarco

You’re an imposter. A phony. A fake. You only got your job because of luck. You only got that award because you fooled people into thinking you’re good at what you do. But, really? You’re not fooling anyone. They all know you’re not as smart as they are. ...

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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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