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My Book

I’m delighted to share with you my first book ‘The Ripple of Awakening – A Mighty Companion of the Spiritual Awakening Journey’.

The official publication date is 9th December 2022, but the good news is I have access to books NOW and you can buy a signed copy directly from me at a cost of £11.99 plus postage and packaging. 

UK – Total cost £14.45
Europe – Total cost £17.55
USA & Canada – Total cost £20.60
Australia & New Zealand – Total cost £22.15

You can also visit my publishers directly: O-Books  who are leading publisher of Body, Mind, Spirit books based in the UK.

“Ann-Marie has written an extremely valuable and much needed book here. Anyone who has already begun, or about to begin, stepping onto their Spiritual Path will gain great value from its contents. Ann-Marie has made this journey easy to follow and understand with wonderful personal, and other fellow travellers’ stories, with which newcomers can relate. The journey can be very lonely and confusing, at times, and this book will remind the reader that they have many Mighty Companions to accompany and support them on their journey. This beautiful book is one of those Companions and I can recommend it without reservations”.– John Campbell, Author of ‘The Secret of Intimate Relationships’, ACIM Teacher and Speaker.

“I have a PhD in Genetics and am a former Neuro-Scientist who was firmly steeped in the belief that ‘when you’re dead, you’re DEAD’. My time of ‘awakening’ to my Spiritual aspect arrived when I was rocked to my core following the death of two husbands. I wish I could have had a book like this with which to guide me at a time when I sure felt lonely!
I was such a pragmatist and non-believer, I was left totally confused and bewildered by some of the writings I first came across in this field and something like Ann-Marie’s book would have grabbed me, I know that. This book, although very sensitively written, is also light-hearted, fun and extremely insightful. It is written by someone who has definitely ‘been there, done that and got the ‘T’ shirt’, as the saying goes. I will definitely give this as a ‘gift’ to anyone coming to me for support when beginning their Spiritual Journey, or, already on it and needing a gentle reminder.”

Dr Anne Campbell, PhD, co-author of the best selling ‘Brain Sex’, ‘Why Men Don’t Iron’ and ‘A Mind To Crime’, all under her former name of Dr. Anne Moir, PhD. Author and ACIM teacher and Speaker.

If you would like me to give a talk and offer a book signing with your group or community, then please do get in touch. It would be an honour to join with you.

Here is a link to me reading a section from my book – enjoy!

The Ripple of Awakening. A Mighty Companion of the Spiritual Awakening Journey


My book is about a spiritual awakening, what that means and looks like from the human perspective. It explores the highs, the lows, the commonalities, the phases and the stages and ways in which the reader can support themselves. It is real, raw, authentic, at times funny, certainly inspiring and full of hope.

I candidly walk the reader through my own spiritual awakening journey and share how my life fell apart and how the egoic persona of ‘Ann-Marie’ had to dissolve before I could find deep peace, love and acceptance. I intersperse transcripts of interviews from others who have been through their own awakening too, which shows the diversity of this profound experience.

I take the reader’s hand and walk them step by step through the stages of their own healing journey and offer ways that can inspire them, with practical suggestions and practices, such as prayer, meditation, self-enquiry, self-care, self-expression, forgiveness, inner child healing and addiction.

At the heart of the book is a flushing out of the reader’s relationship, or lack of relationship, with God. I reveal how I went from a complete non-believer and came to eventually work for the big guy upstairs, being guided to become a Multi Faith Minister. I endeavour to de-funk the ego’s construct of God and inspire the reader to wake up to the love, peace, guidance and joy that is waiting for them through their connection with the God of their own understanding.

Basically, this book is the book I craved when my life felt apart and in a way, it is a gift to myself. I pray that you find it a gift on your path of awakening too! The main themes and topics of the book are:

*The common signs that indicate you are awakening
*The phases and stages
*Identifying the difference between the ego (form) and Spirit (true self)
*Inspiration to guide you and illuminate the darkness
*Building a spiritual practise to keep you connected to Source
*De-funking God
*How to reach out for the right help
*Ways to express yourself in an authentic and transparent way
*Awareness of the importance of inner child healing
*The mind / body connection
*Looking at addiction and co-dependant behaviour
*Quantum Forgiveness – the key component to true happiness
*The meaning of Love and healthy relationships
*Saying YES to fun, joy and happiness (your natural state of being!)
*Stepping forth on the path with faith and trust
*Sharing your purpose and following your bliss
*Resources to help and support you as you continue on your journey home
*Owning the TRUTH of who you are
*Interviews from other mighty companion who have stepped onto their awakening path whom share insights on how they were transformed and embraced their own awakening journey from pain and suffering to inner peace and authentic happiness.