Mitt Romney and Service in God's Army: The LDS Missionary Program from Washington Times. "A lot of snide chatter has been directed at Romney’s “magic underwear.” That refers to the temple garments, underwear that serves as a reminder of temple covenants. It isn’t considered “magical” or endowed with any particular power except this: Wearing it reminds you of who you are and the life you’ve taken on yourself. It’s magical in the way a wedding band, a priest’s collar, and a yarmulke are magical. They remind their wearers of promises and commitments made."
AND... we posted our second Mormon Women Project Salon in North Salt Lake, for June 30th, also featuring Tina Peterson. Now we have events on both June 29th and June 30th. Learn more here.
Neylan McBaine grew up a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) in New York City and attended Yale University. She has been published in Newsweek, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Segullah, Meridian Magazine and BustedHalo.com. She is the author of a collection of personal essays — How to Be a Twenty-First Century Pioneer Woman (2008) — and writes regular columns for Patheos.com, a premier religious information portal, and PowerofMoms.com.
Neylan is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Mormon Women Project, a continuously expanding library of interviews with LDS women found at www.mormonwomen.com. She is also a creative director at Bonneville Communications, responsible for the female portraits in the national media campaign found at Mormon.org.
She lives with her husband and three young daughters.