Like Dragons Did They Fight – Mosiah 20:11

11 And it came to pass that the people of Limhi began to drive the Lamanites before them; yet they were not half so numerous as the Lamanites. But they fought for their lives, and for their wives, and for their children; therefore they exerted themselves and like dragons did they fight.

When your motives are pure and your priorities are clear, you are more likely to put your whole heart into achieving your goals, and you are more likely to be successful. In contrast, if you are fighting for something of lesser importance or of questionable value, you are likely to falter or make a half-hearted effort.
In this passage, the people of King Limhi had no question about the rightness of their actions nor about the importance of the battle they were engaged in. They were literally fighting for the survival of their families, and therefore, as Mormon tells us, they fought like dragons.
Today, I will remember the importance of fighting for the right causes. I will plan my day according to eternal priorities, and I will strive to be focused on the right activities for the right reasons throughout the day.
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