691. Jennifer Lisa Vest

Jennifer Lisa Vest is a scientist, philosopher, and intuitive. She holds a PhD in Indigenous Philosophy from UC Berkeley, an MA in History from Howard, and a BA in Physics from Hampshire College. Her first career was as a philosophy professor at Seattle University and the University of Central Florida. Spiritually, Vest is a Medical Intuitive, an Akashic Records reader, a certified Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique practitioner, and a Master Reiki practitioner, and has been trained in the traditions of African American Hoodoo., Native American Sweatlodge, Jamaican Revivalism, Trinidadian Shango, and Spiritualism from community elders.

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Interview recorded October 7, 2023.

Video and audio below. Audio also available as a Podcast.

YouTube Video Chapters:

  • 00:00:00 – Introduction to Buddha at the Gas Pump
  • 00:05:40 – Childhood Experiences with Spirits and Mediumship
  • 00:10:31 – Helping Stuck Souls Cross Over
  • 00:15:33 – Simultaneous Lifetimes
  • 00:20:35 – The Unsustainability of Society and Potential Collapse
  • 00:25:43 – The Importance of Being of Service in Spiritual Work
  • 00:30:36 – Indigenous Apprenticeship Programs
  • 00:35:22 – Dangers of Pretending to be a Medicine Person
  • 00:40:16 – Preparing for an Altered State Experience
  • 00:44:59 – The Importance of Humility in Psychic Work
  • 00:49:40 – Importance of Humility and Sensitivity to Client Needs
  • 00:54:02 – Client Needs vs Practitioner’s Perspective
  • 00:58:18 – Tapping into Higher Sources
  • 01:02:58 – The Vulnerability of Mediums
  • 01:07:54 – Risks of Mediumship and Channeling
  • 01:13:09 – Causes of Mental Illness in Indigenous Contexts
  • 01:18:04 – Financial Responsibility in the Spiritual Community
  • 01:22:57 – The Ethics of Charging for Healing Services
  • 01:27:42 – The Harm of Brutal Honesty
  • 01:32:28 – Ethics of Controlling Others with Magic
  • 01:37:21 – Ethical Use of Spiritual Gifts, Misuse of Spiritual Gifts and Sexual Energy
  • 01:42:12 – Spiritual Affair and its Consequences
  • 01:47:01 – Assisting Spirits in Crossing Over
  • 01:51:53 – Interference with Spirits
  • 01:56:44 – The Phenomenon of “Walk-Ins”
  • 02:01:31 – Choosing Teachers and Company
  • 02:06:24 – Examining Influences and Doing Emotional Work
  • 02:11:09 – The Harm of Inaccurate Readings and Lack of Compassion
  • 02:15:53 – Becoming a Hollow Bone & Living a Balanced Life
  • 02:20:43 – The Importance of Balance in Healing
  • 02:25:41 – Exploring the Connection between Quantum Physics and Spirituality