A humbling lesson in peace

Another lesson from my travels to Morocco. This is the first of three about peace.

Day one, I was on a bus with a small group of American tourists who where there to experience Morocco. Our guide, Rad, started by telling us about Morocco as a country, with a brief introduction of the religion, climate, politics, etc., just as you’d expect.

In describing how Morocco fit in with the geopolitical region, he said, “We have conflicts, but we have no enemies.”

It was one of the most profound things I’ve ever heard.

It seems to me that we live in a time that is defined by differences, disagreement and division. We are polarized by our differences. When we have disagreements, we take it for granted that we become enemies.

It doesn’t have to be that way.

Rad was describing the specific political climate in his country. I understood that, but also heard something that could be applied everywhere.

It is possible to have disagreements without being enemies. Conflicts can be resolved if you aren’t enemies. If you aren’t at war, you can just have a discussion. You don’t need peace talks. You just talk.

This is also true for inner conflicts, I think. There is a peaceful way.

And remember: in all things – progress, not perfection!

Love and light,



If you’re interested in tackling a big goal for yourself, and you want to try a different approach – a peaceful one – email me (maggie@talktomaggie.com) or schedule a free mini session with me (here). A mini session is a short coaching session, where we can talk about the noise that’s holding you back and what you can do about it. What do you have to lose? Literally!

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