Jessica De la O has been a ritual leader, serves as administrator, and sits on the Women’s Initiation Council for Sacred Emergence. Encouraging girls and young women to embody the Sacred Feminine is her life-long passion. She is a Plant Spirit Medicine healer, and an initiated Fire Keeper, along with her husband, Larry Messerman, in Bend, Oregon. She and Larry co-coordinate the Lifeways Mentoring Program for initiated adults and serve as mentors in that program.