Betty Shine

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Betty Shine
Born 1929
Died March 2002
Ethnicity Caucasian
Occupation Medium and Author
Home town Kennington, London, UK
Children Janet Shine

Betty Shine (1929 – March 2002) was an English author, opera singer, and self-proclaimed medium and spiritual healer.[1]

Shine is best known for her "Mind" series: Mind to Mind (1989), Mind Magic (1991) and Mind Waves. Together, the first two books spent 19 weeks in The Sunday Times Top 10 best seller lists.[2] Later, she claimed to have foreseen the events of 9-11.[3]

She started her Global healing network, along with her daughter, Janet Shine. Shine died in March 2002 of heart failure.

Dubious claims[edit]

Shine had been in communication with David Icke and told him he was the Son of God.[4]

In the Rosicrucian tradition that Betty Shine is referring to in connection with David Icke, the term 'Son of God' (or 'Daughter of God') simply means someone who has purified themselves and developed such high levels of self-sacrifice that they have reached a level of consciousness that rises above bodily desires and selfishness to the greater good and the brotherhood of mankind. In time, all human beings will become sons of God as we become more refined - the term tends to get misunderstood because of its religious connotations. To quote Edouard Schure, the Hindu, Egyptian and Ancient Greek initiation traditions use the description 'Son of God' to mean "a consciousness identical with divine truth, a will capable of manifesting it".[citation needed]


  • Mind to Mind (1989)
  • Mind Magic (1991)
  • Mind Waves (1993)
  • Mind Workbook
  • My Life as a Medium (1996)
  • The Infinite Mind
  • Clear your Mind
  • Free your Mind
  • A Mind of Your Own (1998)
  • A Free Spirit (2002)


  1. ^ Biography for Betty Shine, Random House author page.
  2. ^ Linda Joffee "She's so down-to-earth . . . it's spooky", The Independent, 14 January 1993
  3. ^ Katy Rice "Gone but not forgotten", The Argus, 30 April 2012
  4. ^ "The 10 worst decisions in the history of sport", The Observer Sport Monthly, 12 January 2003

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