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Hi I'm Abigail Shipp

I'm a freshman in high school. I love scrapbooking, playing tennis, planning parties and playing the viola. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

When I was six I joined karate as most little kids do. Though unlike little kids I continued till I was twelve and earned my black belt. I participate in a service group called Nights and Ladies. I have two younger siblings who I love to play with. I enjoy babysitting and doing yard work to earn money. In my free time I play tennis, sew, scrapbook, walk my dog, play Just Dance, play the viola, read, and write short stories. Though I don't always love school I push myself to get good grades. I love hanging out with my friends a watching movies with them. Although we usually end up talking the entire time. I'm not a Tomboy but I don't like super girly things either. I love nature and go on as many adventures as I can. Because of this I love camping. One thing I always do when my family and I go camping is make fires, swim in rivers, and climb everything. I have a very outgoing personality and talk to everyone like my friend. :)

Why I am a Mormon

I love this church. There are so many fun things to do and interesting people to meet.I was born into this church but I have made some big mistakes of my own. I have found that this gospel has always been there for me even when I wasn't making good decisions. Whenever I had a question I could always look to gospel tools to help me through my trials. this is why I continue to follow this gospel.

How I live my faith

I am still in my youth I do not hold a calling in church currently, but I was the beehive president for two years. So I was in charge of making sure all of the young women that were 12-13 were invited to all of the actives and to make sure that they were all okay. I was also in charge of planning activities with the other young women presidents. Now that I am 14 I am no longer called as the beehive president. In the young women program each girl is given a book called Personal Progress. This book helps the young women understand the gospel better through activities. There are eight values that contain actives in the Personal Progress program. After six activates have been completed a ten hour project is performed to finish that value. I have completed six of the eight values. Some of the projects I enjoyed were volunteering in a kindergarten classroom for three months, planning and putt on a clothing exchange, going on a sixteen mile bike ride to Lake Tahoe, and researching my family history. All of these projects were done in large amounts of time with the help of youth leaders, and my parents. I also go to monthly church dances with other youth and enjoy meeting new people.