Boneweaver (aka pjvj)

The Flip Side of Samhain

An Unlikely Trio Stir the soil and wet the ground to await the root, stir the cauldron and scrape the sides to await the brew, stir the hairs and part the knees to await the seed. Beltane flickers, white side of the veil to Samhain’s black, Amid the grays of the in-between The Ancients mix […]

There are a thousand ways to practice magic

Breathing Hate: When a mother turns on her child (alternate title: birthing a bisexual) (alternate alternate title: FOAD) I breath in hate, and expel it with my breath, transformed; Injustice pulled in, boiling my blood; Hope flows out,
 clearing cruelty from my vicinity. breathe in, breathe out, breathe in, breathe out; I have been taught […]

The Cauldron of Cerridwen, a Bone & Briar Mystery School offering

The Cauldron of Cerridwen: Power and Transformation A Myth for the Dark Half of the Year Cerridwen works for a year and a day to create a potion for her son, who she deems too ugly to be admitted among men of noble birth. This story is about control. Have you ever sought to mitigate […]

The Cauldron of Cerridwen, a Bone & Briar Mystery School offering

Bone and Briar Mystery School Presents The Cauldron of Cerridwen: Power and Transformation A Myth for the Dark Half of the Year Cerridwen works for a year and a day to create a potion for her son, who she deems too ugly to be admitted among men of noble birth. This story is about control. […]

I will not drag you kicking and screaming to the Work

You want to learn, you want to do Deep Work. Kudos! I will assist you when you ask and when I am able, but I will not drag you kicking and screaming to it. If you want it the impetus must come from within you not from me on the outside. I gladly parse out energy to […]

Poetry in motion

And There I Went (Aspecting Death) And there I went, BlackHeart open leaking ebony, Nimue’s spark in the juices; There I ran, gashed arms, pink bright trust flowing from upturned wrists; There I sat, rushing red rivers of Death and Life thrusting through my core; There I spoke, painting words, brilliant Blue Fire ringing in […]

Camp (Monday Blogging)

So many things ….. but mostly what stands out at the moment (more things will as I have time to process) is how very clear Who I Am was illuminated. At my first Witchcamp I noticed a sharp dividing line in people based on how they run energy and which flavour of energy they ran. […]

Verbal Boneweaver is eff’n verbal (Monday blogging early because CAMP!)

Originally posted on LEAN IN TO JOY with BONEWEAVER:
On Tuesday I had reason and desire to connect my throat chakra to the element of Air. I wanted to release misunderstanding and engage clear communication through my speech. This worked really well and I was very pleased. However, I have been trying to disconnect my…

Tonight’s Alchemeet was fabulous

Originally posted on LEAN IN TO JOY with BONEWEAVER:
Alchemeet is an online community building project sponsored by Spiralheart Reclaiming community. I will try to remember to promote future Alchemeet sessions here as thus far I’ve only been promoting it on Facebook. Tonight’s subject was taboo workings and specifically around, bindings, blood magic, and abortion. Other topics…

Gender and Transgender in Modern Paganism

Originally posted on LEAN IN TO JOY with BONEWEAVER:
Posting the link again because it was and still is worthy and important work. I like to keep this active. After the Pantheacon incident a few years ago where transwomen were turned away at the door of a “women only” ritual this is one of the…