On being a female body at a Christian college

[I wrote recently about learning to love my body for Lent.┬áPart of that loving so far has involved some deep contemplation about where the fear and hatred come from. And I've realized something.Part of my body hatred, and by extension part of my self hatred, comes from the fact that oppressive people have used my female body ┬áto justifying oppressing me.I hate my body and myself because, deep down, I blame my body (and thus myself) for the ways in which I've been hurt by others.Two e … [Read more...]

The time Sarah Moon didn’t go to Anderson University

Once upon a time, I didn't go to Anderson University.My story begins in fall of 2009, in the little town of Winona Lake, Indiana, at a little school called Grace College. Grace College was a magical, sparkly, rainbow world of happy Christian goodness, where you walked onto campus and immediately felt like you were being hugged by Jesus. I might be exaggerating slightly, but I was happy there. It was my "comfort snuggie." Grace College was also home of an amazing School of Music which I was a … [Read more...]


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