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Hi I'm Abigail Keogh

I love gummy bears, fall, music, teaching, and I love the Lord. I'm going to Taiwan to serve a mission. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have lived in 3 countries, and I love traveling. I grew up in Arkansas, close to my grandparents and other family. Bentonville, home of Walmart, is also my home. It's not really a city, but with a population of about 500,000 the area can't be classified as a small town either. I graduated from Bentonville High School in May 2015 with a graduating class of 950 students. I love music, and I participated in many musical activities high school like orchestra and choir. Now, in college, I've decided to make my love of music a career. I'm studying at Brigham Young University in Provo to become a choir director. I'm a member of the BYU Women's Chorus and I love singing.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it brings me peace and direction in my life. As a busy young adult, life is hard, scary, and just confusing. Being Mormon and living my faith gives me an anchor even on the worst days. I know why I'm here, and I know where I'm going. I need the security in my life that the Gospel of Jesus Christ gives me. Each day I work to become a better person.

How I live my faith

I go to a university sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saints. Here, Mormon, or LDS college students have the opportunity to take religion classes, participate in weekly devotional meetings, and associate with peers who have the same faith and the same standards. I love being at here because it provides me with an environment where I can learn, have fun, grow in my faith, and avoid negative influences that are so prevalent on other college campuses. Each day, I read my scriptures and I pray for guidance in my life and thank the Lord for all of the wonderful blessings I have in my life. This summer, I will become a missionary for my church. I have been assigned to be a missionary in Taichung, Taiwan. I will go to the Missionary Training Center to learn Mandarin Chinese. Then I will go to Taiwan and serve the people there by participating in service projects, and teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I will serve for 18 months. I am very excited to be a missionary. I know it will be hard, and I will miss my family, but I know that the Lord needs me in Taiwan to bless the lives of the people there.