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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.

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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Psalms for Coping with Your Loved One’s Illness
September 22nd, 2016

Psalms for Coping with Your Loved One’s Illness

Hannah DeMarco

You anxiously turn the doorknob, hoping that things will be better today. The door now open, you notice the half-eaten food, the water that is so hard to swallow. You study your loved ones face, looking for signs of vitality in sallow skin. You struggle to maintain your ...

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Bible Verses for When You Don’t Like Yourself
September 20th, 2016

Bible Verses for When You Don’t Like Yourself

Hannah DeMarco

Finally—a day off with nothing to do, I thought to myself. I had been looking forward to this day for what seemed like eternity. I woke up refreshed, poured a cup of coffee, and plopped down on the sofa. And then, seemingly out of nowhere, I ...

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​How I Endured a Difficult Life Transition
September 14th, 2016

​How I Endured a Difficult Life Transition

Hannah DeMarco

The reality didn’t hit me until I was on the plane, flying over the ocean to live in a country I’d never stepped foot in before. My first day in England, I was too afraid to leave my empty apartment. Instead, I consumed a soggy ham and cheese airplane ...

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Prayers for When You Feel Anxious About Money
September 14th, 2016

Prayers for When You Feel Anxious About Money

Hannah DeMarco

You’ve done everything right. You budget each month—this much for groceries, that much for rent. No unnecessary meals out. No new shoes. But there’s just never enough for savings. We’ll get there next month, you think. We’ll have a little extra then. And ...

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Truth to Remember When You Feel Rejected
September 12th, 2016

Truth to Remember When You Feel Rejected

Hannah DeMarco

I spot the invitation plastered on my friends fridge. The names of my two friends are printed in elegant script, with a Save the Date magnet hanging below. Yet another wedding I wasnt invited to. Why wasnt I invited? What did I do wrong? I begin ...

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Find Peace When You Have No Time
September 8th, 2016

Find Peace When You Have No Time

Hannah DeMarco

The lights are out, my teeth are brushed, and my thoughts drift off as I nestle under the bed covers. And then it happens. Without warning and against my best wishes, my brain begins cataloguing everything I failed to do today—and everything I need for tomorrow. ...

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Discover Peace When You Feel Misunderstood
September 2nd, 2016

Discover Peace When You Feel Misunderstood

Hannah DeMarco

I’d be lying if I said I didn’t shed a tear or two (or twenty) each time I watch Finding Nemo . Nemo and Marlin, his father, are clownfish who just can’t seem to get along. At the film’s climax, they reunite after a struggle that physically tears ...

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