Posts Categorized: Advent Devotional

Advent Devotional 9 – 2020

Our reflection today comes from Margeaux Manshel.  Margeaux, from New Orleans, LA, is a psychology major with a minor in sociology. A member of TCU Catholic, she has always loved doing service work and using service opportunities as a way to spread unimaginable joy to others.  You can spot her lighting a candle in the Carols… Read more »

Advent Devotional 8 – 2020

Hello, readers!  Today’s reflection comes from TCU graduate student Emily Sagraves.  Emily is a 2nd year master’s student in the Higher Education Leadership program at TCU, and she is the graduate assistant for TCU Student Activities.  She also served as an intern for our office this year and ran two book groups (she led us… Read more »

Advent Devotional 7 -2020

Today’s devotional comes from TCU student Brian Dickson Jr. (’22).  Brian is an Art Education major, a leader in TCU Black Student Association (BSA), and he is also the president of the TCU Gospel Choir.  If you haven’t watched their performance yet in the TCU Carols by Candlelight video, be sure to do so; you… Read more »

Advent Devotional 6 – 2020

Reading: Furrows, be glad. Though earth is bare, One more seed is planted there: Give up your strength the seed to nourish, That in course the flower may flourish. People, look east and sing today: Love, the rose, is on the way. Lyrics from People Look East, a hymn by Eleanor Farjeon (1881-1965), 1928 Reflection:… Read more »

Advent Devotional 5 -2020

Today’s reflection comes from Father Jonathan Wallis.  Fr. Wallis serves as the Director and Chaplain for the TCU Newman Center.  He also serves as the Vicar General for the Diocese of Fort Worth.  His connection with TCU is lengthy, having graduated in 1996 with a degree in Music Education.  We are lucky to have him… Read more »

Advent Devotional 4 – 2020

Our devotional today comes from TCU student Erin Carter.  She is a freshman Religion and Psychology double major. Erin is part of TCU RUF, TCU Delight, and Gamma Phi Beta. She is also a member of Calling in Action (CIA), a Christian student dance organization on campus.  You can check out her sister, Audrey, and… Read more »

Advent Devotional 3 – 2020

Our devotional today comes from Dr. Kay Higgins who, after 43 (!) years of service, is retiring from TCU.  She currently serves as Associate Dean of Student Development & Director of Parent & Family Programs.  You can read her bio and several loving testaments about Dr. Higgins on this website (Do it!  Go read!  She’s… Read more »

Advent Devotional 2 – 2020

Our second devotional comes from TCU senior Kalina Fajardo.  Kalina is a senior music education major from Fort Worth, Texas. She is an RA, a member of multiple choirs and Christian organizations, and she leads TCU’s Latter-Day Saint Student Association (@tcu.ldssa).  If you meet her, you will quickly notice that she radiates kindness and positivity. … Read more »

Advent Devotional 1 – 2020

Welcome, dear ones, to the 2020 Advent Devotionals.  We are excited to bring these stories from our Horned Frog family to your inbox at the end of a long, strange, year.  As always, you can find past devotionals on our website.  In addition, it’s easy to sign up to receive devotionals on our website, too,… Read more »

Advent Devotional 12/20/2019

Week 3: Joy Good morning!  Our final devotional writer for this season of Advent is Miranda Sullivan.  Miranda is a Junior from Des Moines, Iowa, who is double majoring in Religion and Political Science.  Miranda currently serves as the President of Disciples on Campus, also known as DOC, which is our Christian Church Disciples of… Read more »