Season’s greetings and a very Merry Meet Monday to all!
Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on these events!
[ [ Moon Phase: New Moon ] ]
Depending on your location, you will be blessed by the light of this moon phase tonight- Monday, December 14th
You can find current moon information for your location as well as complementary spells and rituals to draw on its energy on the Spells8 Lunar Spell Page
The New Moon Spells and Rituals Page has more information and a list of recommended spells for this special time
[ [ Celestial Event: Meteor Shower ] ]
Mentioned in last week’s MMM, the Geminid Meteor Shower is a glorious display that reached it peak last night and tonight-Monday, December 14th . However, it is likely that you will be able to catch meteors on clear nights during the coming days as well!
You can find out more about the meteor shower including Ways-to-Watch tips in the Earthsky article All you need to know: Geminid Meteor Shower
Not sure how to celebrate? Here are some ideas for Meteor Shower Rituals.
[ [ Group Ritual- Together with the Coven ] ]
Join in for a shared group ritual and tea meditation on Thursday, December 17th - this activity is open to all members of the forum!
Group meditation rituals and conversations are held every Thursday. Feel free to visit last week’s ritual post to get an idea about what to expect, and look for an announcement on the main page of the forum for details about this week’s group ritual
A friendly heads up: There will not be a group tea meditation next week, but there will be an extra special group meditation the following week to welcome in the new year!
[ [ Witch Holiday / Sabbat- Yule ] ]
The Winter Soltice and Yule arrive on Monday, December 21. This is a joyous occasion and there are many ways to celebrate! You can find more information about the holiday and some great ritual ideas in the Spells8 Yule Celebration Ritual.
Lots of happy holiday cheer to you- blessed yule!
[[ Other Events of Interest ] ]
Some other non-witchy but interesting (and perhaps conversation-starting!) events coming up this week:
- Wednesday, December 16th- Chocolate Covered Anything Day
- Saturday, December 19th- Look for an Evergreen Day
- Sunday, December 20th- Go Caroling Day
[ [ Weekly Witchy Challenge ] ]
Every week, a challenge is presented to all members of the forum to explore new areas of magick and bring out the best of everyone’s diverse talents.
The theme for this week is: Magick in the Dark
This challenge will close Wednesday, December 16th at 7:00 AM CET (Central European Time Zone)
After this time a Props and Presents post will appear to give recognition and prizes to all participants And as always, a brand new challenge will arrive on Wednesday for all challenge enthusiasts.
Are you ready? Join in the challenge here: Weekly Witchy Challenge- Magick in the Dark
[ [ Divination Discussion ] ]
Ready to put your divination skills to the test? Hoping for feedback on your readings? Join in for this week’s Divination Discussion to gain new insights and experience different methods of divination
Ready to divine? Join here: Divination Discussion Mr. Novus has a question
The deadline has been extended!
Be sure to get your entry in by the new deadline: Thursday, December 17th.
A very warm welcome and merry meet to all of the new members who have joined the forum over the past week:
@jolien, @margherita, @april14, @madison6, @jamie10, @xander, @julie13, @abby4, @nicole19, @karla1, @davon, @brittany18, @stephanie21, @sabrina4, @lashun, @sylvia, @pedros10, @jessica38, @paige2, @terri3, @santana, @janet1, @kimberly19, @clair, @athiwat, @mary20, @pamela8, @vanessa2, @heather23, @nykky1, @amy14, @larica, @Cinnamonoob, @amy15, @rebecca11, @ryan, @kemrai, @bryanna, @lashawndra, @kathryn6
If you haven’t done so already, feel free to go to Introductions and create your first post. Consider sharing a bit about who you are and your journey into practicing magick
We would all love to give you a warm welcome to the forum family!
Big hugs to @praecog29 for liking the most posts in the forum- on a two week streak of sharing the love Your thoughtful guidance and warm encouragement are so welcome here- thank you for all that you do!
Very well done to @Krissie117 for writing the most posts over the past week Your supportive input and creative endeavors exploring your craft are always a delight- thank you for bringing joy to the forum!
And I can’t forget a very hearty thank you to all members of the Spells8 coven! Your contributions and love help to make this a welcoming and supportive place for solitary witches all around the world- you are all wonderful
The light and cheer of the coming holidays will replace the darkness of the New Moon- what celebrations or reflections are waiting for you in the days ahead?
Give a shout and share your thoughts in the comments below!
Fill the air with your love, magick, and holiday cheer as you enjoy the unique warmth of the season!