Wishing everyone a very Merry Meet Monday !
Here’s a peek at exciting happenings this week:
Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on these events!
[ [ Sabbats: Pagan Holidays ] ]
Today, Monday, June 21st (depending on your location) marks the Summer Solstice and the beginning of the special Sabbat Litha for those in the Northern Hemisphere.
Friends in the Southern Hemisphere will celebrate the Winter Solstice and the Sabbat Yule
For additional celebration ideas for both Sabbats, take a peek at the resources shared in last week’s Merry Meet Monday .
You can also visit Wheel of the Year to learn more about the 8 Pagan Sabbats
[ [ Moon Phase: Full Moon ] ]
Depending on your location, you will be blessed by the light of this moon phase on Thursday, June 24th .
The full moon is a celebrated time where the energy of the moon is at it’s most powerful. Now is a wonderful time to charge, cleanse, and absorb the potent energies of the moon.
For inspiration, visit What to Do During the Full Moon .
June’s full moon is called the Full Strawberry Moon : and represents a very powerful time of year. Draw on the unique heat and energy of the Strawberry Moon by following along with the Full Strawberry Moon Spell on Spells8
You can also learn more about the unique meaning of each full moon in What’s in a Full Moon Name?
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
[ [ Group Ritual- Together with the Coven ] ]
Join in for a shared group ritual meditation and coven chat on Thursday, June 24th - this activity is open to all members of the forum
This activity has two parts- you are welcome to join one or both!
- a group ritual with step-by-step instructions that you can join in on your own schedule at any time during the day
2. a scheduled hour-long Zoom chat to meet and greet fellow coven members
The Zoom meet has been postponed this week, apologies for any inconvenience! Please look forward to more Zoom meets in the near future
Group meditation rituals and conversations are held every Thursday. Feel free to visit last week’s group ritual to get an idea about what to expect.
Keep an eye out for an upcoming announcement on the main page of the forum for more details about this week’s group ritual
[ [ Freebie Friday ] ]
Have a burning question on your mind? Seeking some guidance for how to best approach a problem?
Now is your chance to find some answers, as the talented @MeganB is kindly offering free readings for coven members via tarot or pendulum!
The next Freebie Friday post will be Friday, June 25th . For more information and to get an idea about what to expect, check out last week’s Freebie Friday
[ [ Other Events of Interest ] ]
A collection of curious (and perhaps conversation-starting!) events coming up this week that may or may not be witchy-related:
- Monday, June 21 - International Yoga Day
- Thursday, June 24 - Fairy Day
- Sunday, June 27 - Birthday of NeoWiccan Author Scott Cunningham
These are current activities that can be joined any time before their deadlines
[ [ 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: A Healthy Dose of Stones and Crystals
This challenge will close Tuesday, June 22nd 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 the challenge here: Weekly Witchy Challenge - A Healthy Dose of Stones and Crystals
[ [ Energy Exchange Circle ] ]
Do you have a little extra love to share and are looking for ways to help out a fellow coven member? Or perhaps you’ve fallen on hard times and could use some positive vibes your way?
The Energy Exchange Circle is run by the warmhearted @praecog29 and is a great way to support and show love to coven members going through hard times. To do a good deed and show you care, consider leaving a note of support in the current thread:
More information about the coven’s wholesome energy exchange can be found in the Energy Exchange Circle 2021 Wiki .
Thanks for spreading the love!
[ [ Spells8 Book Club ] ]
Calling all book lovers! A reading period for the Spells8 book club is now in session !
You can find more details and are welcome to submit your book in the current thread: Spells8 Book Club VII (Jun 18 - Jul 16)
Please note that this reading period will end on Friday, July 16th!
More information about the book club and how to join can be found in Book Club F.A.Q and Introduction .
A very warm welcome and merry meet to all of the new members who have joined the forum over the past week:
@bonita, @mercedes2, @jillian2, @hannah20, @jace, @yasemin, @margaret4, @annie3, @kapuahaunani, @ashley33, @danielle13, @charlotte5, @pearl1, @lisa34, @dove, @astrid2, @Razzcatt, @amira1, @abigail5, @jamie15, @chelssee, @autumn8, @edtreme, @kiele, @kathy3, @luz, @chaia, @brittany27, @kelli5, @makinsey, @melissa16, @Shadowdragon143, @poppy, @cathy1, @michele7, @carrir, @natasha12, @deseree, @tim2, @vess, @natasha13, @angel7, @tracy13, @carolyn5, @melisa1, @astrid3, @deborah10, @pink3, @Sherylanne, @nadia5, @ashley34, @nadia6, @william2
If you haven’t done so already, please go to Introductions and say hello to your new coven by creating 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!
- Bravo to @Christina4 for sharing the most hearts and writing the most posts in the forum- on a two-week-streak! Your presence brings joy and light to the forum- thank you for being so wonderful!
And of course 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- thanks for being you!
Fun Sabbat celebrations? Working some Full Moon Magick? Is there anything exciting- be it magickal or mundane- on your mind this week?
Give a shout to your fellow coven members and share what’s on your mind in the comments below!
Love and Light!