Merry Meet !
Welcome to your weekly update about what’s happening in both the forum and the witchy world at large
Here’s the news for this week:
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Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on these one-day-only events!
[ [ Group Ritual : Together with Your Coven ] ]
Due to the ritual-hosting moderator being away, this week’s group ritual meditation has been postponed to next week. Apologies for any inconvenience- please join us for next week’s ritual!
[ [ Freebie Friday - Free Readings ] ]
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→ Friday, September 2
Have a burning question on your mind? Seeking some guidance for how to best approach a problem? This is your chance to find some answers, as the talented @MeganB is kindly offering free readings via tarot and oracle cards!
For more information and to get an idea about what to expect, check out previous Freebie Fridays
[ [ Moon Phase: First Quarter Moon ] ]
→ Saturday, September 3
Look to the skies! This week we will be blessed by the light of the First Quarter Moon. The exact time you will see this moon phase depends on your location
The Spells8 Moon Magick Guide to First Quarter Moon Magick says that this moon phase is an excellent time to take action regarding your deepest wishes and to address your biggest blockages. It is a great time for growth and self-healing .
This moon phase is part of the Waxing Cycle , so check out the Waxing Moon Spell Page for more information including history, meanings, and a collection of spells and rituals that work in harmony with this moon phase
Ready for Moon Magick? 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
[ [ 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:
- Wednesday, Aug 31 - Eat Outside Day
- Friday, Sep 2 - The Celtic Tree Month of Vine begins
- Saturday, Sep 3 - The Bacchanalia Festival
These activities are open to enjoy whenever you’d like- feel free to partcipate anytime before their deadlines!
[ [ Weekly Witchy Challenge ] ]
Every week, the forum hosts a challenge exploring one specific area of magick. Challenges are open to everyone and all are encouraged to participate in a way that reflects their unique magickal practice.
The current theme is: Liminal Magick
This challenge will close on Tuesday, September 6th at 7:00 AM CET (Central European Time). After the challenge closes, a “Props and Presents” post will appear to give recognition and prizes to all participants
Are you ready? Join the current challenge here:
(Please note that this challenge has an extended deadline!)
[ [ Spells8 Book Club ] ]
Calling all book lovers! The next reading period for the Spells8 book club is now in session!
You can find more details and submit your book to read in the current thread:
Please note that this reading period will end on Friday, September 9th .
And if you haven’t done so already, please feel free to share and swap your book reviews from last session in the current Reader’s discussion thread: Spells8 Book Club XIX - Readers’ Reviews!
More information about the book club and how to join can be found in Book Club F.A.Q and Introduction .
[ [ 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 (hosted in A Sacred Space) 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 Wiki .
This month’s Energy Exchange Circle will end on Wednesday, August 31st .
Thanks for spreading the love!
[ [ Your Daily Draw ] ]
Are you looking for a bit of higher guidance to help you out today? This collection of daily oracle card (as well as tarot and rune) readings is available for you to access and read thanks to the generosity of the coven
To enjoy a daily message or share your own, visit:
Please note that this oracle discussion will close on Friday, September 30th .
[ [ Coven Member Birthdays ] ]
Share the love by wishing your fellow coven members well on their special days!
Congratulate those with a birthday this month in the discussion:
If you wish to appear in this list, please set your birthday on your profile. Additionally, please note that the birthday list is housed in the more private A Sacred Space that is exclusive to coven members.
Please keep in mind that this month’s birthday discussion will close on Wednesday, August 31st.
[ [ Tending the Flame ] ]
Stop by the fire and tend the flame with your coven- this ongoing discussion invites all to come in, relax, and pick up a bit of motivation and support for the day.
Share a picture of your own flames or simply enjoy the lights of the coven!
Help tend the flame and visit the discussion in:
The Brigid Flametender discussion (hosted in A Sacred Space) remains open throughout the year- please feel free to enjoy this activity as often as you’d like!
Merry meet to all of the new members who joined the forum over the past week!
Welcome to the Forum and the Infinite Roots Coven!
@wisteria, @ashley69, @sydney8, @elizabeth37, @dana8, @bethany9, @melissa50, @kara9, @alexis10, @laura41, @shannon27, @crystal49, @kelly31, @bethany10, @lynette3, @tabitha8, @crystal50, @mary8, @brittany44, @monica13, @tanya14, @tyler6, @jaime9, @jocelyn2, @stephanie56, @asyria, @samantha74, @autumn14, @jenny8, @kat12, @dakota-jenette, @christina48, @brooke8, @emily45, @tiffany39, @janette1, @rebecca32, @linda16, @azriel, @megha, @meagan6, @cynthia19, @sherby, @kathleen9, @dustye, @robin12, @lauren22, @tasha12, @christie3, @green, @michelle65, @sarah71, @chelsey5, @chris13, @mauricio1, @karen20, @kelan, @carole, @elle1, @shamonie, @catheryn, @melanie13, @carolyn8, @dee6, @amber60, @judi, @stephen2, @calvinesha, @amanda78, @jeffrey4, @jodie4, @gillian2, @victoria42, @steph1, @shannon28, @andrea44, @chloe14, @rachel39, @edna, @kristina15, @valerie5, @debra5, @tasha13, @monica14, @jennifer109, @destiny9
If you haven’t done so already, please feel free to say hello to your new coven by creating a new topic in the Introductions Category . 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!
Every week, those who share the most posts and give the most hearts receive an Activity Shout-Out. The top posters and sharers this week are:
- @Amethyst - for sharing the most posts and giving out the most hearts over the past seven days!
Note : Those who receive Activity shout-outs for three weeks in a row are awarded the MMM Activity Badge and will not be counted in Activity shout-outs again for a two-month rest period.
Thank you so much for sharing your wisdom and inspiration through posts and your love and support through hearts- your time here helping the coven is greatly appreciated!
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Also: a very big thank you to all members of Spells8 !
Your contributions and love help to make this a welcoming and supportive place for solitary witches all around the world. Thanks for being here- Spells8 can’t exist without you!
Whether it’s magickal or mundane, feel free to share your current happenings or give a shout-out to your fellow coven members in the comments below.
Note from Bry:
Hi everyone! This MMM has been scheduled and launched thanks to help from the wonderful @MeganB (thanks again, Megan! ). I am currently out at sea and, if we’re on course, halfway across the Atlantic!
Keeping you all in my thoughts. Hope you all have a blessed week!