Merry Meet Monday - Magick News of the Week! Aug 29 - Sep 4 🌓

Merry Meet !

Welcome to your weekly update about what’s happening in both the forum and the witchy world at large :mage:

Here’s the news for this week:

Please note that in order to view events, activities, and posts hosted in A Sacred Space and the Energy Exchange, you must be logged into your active Spells8 account.

Don’t have an account yet? No worries! You can join Spells8 here :sparkles:

Upcoming Events :spiral_calendar:

Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on these one-day-only events!

[ [ Group Ritual : Together with Your Coven :infinite_roots: ] ]

Group Tea Ritual - Lammas


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! :heart:

Group rituals are held every Thursday in A Sacred Space and remain open over the weekend. Feel free to check out recent group rituals to get an idea about what to expect.

[ [ Freebie Friday - Free Readings :flower_playing_cards: ] ]

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Friday, September 2

Have a burning question on your mind? Seeking some guidance for how to best approach a problem? :thinking: This is your chance to find some answers, as the talented @MeganB is kindly offering free readings via tarot and oracle cards! :crystal_ball:

For more information and to get an idea about what to expect, check out previous Freebie Fridays :tada:

[ [ Moon Phase: First Quarter Moon :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 :telescope:

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 :arrow_double_up: , 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 :first_quarter_moon:

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 :sparkles:

[ [ Other Events of Interest :mag: ] ]

A collection of curious (and perhaps conversation-starting!) events coming up this week that may or may not be witchy-related:

For more upcoming witchy and pagan holidays, check out the 2022 Pagan Holiday Calendar and the free Spells8 Newsletter :spiral_calendar:

Ongoing Activities :raised_hands:

These activities are open to enjoy whenever you’d like- feel free to partcipate anytime before their deadlines!

[ [ Weekly Witchy Challenge :trophy: ] ]

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 :globe_with_meridians:

Spells8 CHALLENGE Liminal Spaces Magick In Between Challenge

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 :gift:

Are you ready? Join the current challenge here:

(Please note that this challenge has an extended deadline!)

[ [ Spells8 Book Club :books: ] ]

Calling all book lovers! The next reading period for the Spells8 book club is now in session!

Spells8 Book Club

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: :memo: 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 .

Happy Reading! :open_book:

[ [ Energy Exchange Circle :hugs: ] ]

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?

Spells8 Energy Exchange Circle

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! :heart:

[ [ Your Daily Draw :tarot_card: ] ]

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 :pray:

Spells8 Forum Daily Oracle Card Draws

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 :birthday: ] ]

Share the love by wishing your fellow coven members well on their special days!

Spells8 Coven Members Birthdays

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 :fire: ] ]

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! :candle:

Tending Brigid Brighid's Flame Spells8

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!

New Members :wave:

Merry meet to all of the new members who joined the forum over the past week!

:infinite_roots: Welcome to the Forum and the Infinite Roots Coven! :infinite_roots:

@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 :sparkles:

We would all love to give you a warm welcome to the forum family! :hugs:

Special Shout-Outs :loudspeaker:

:raised_hands: FORUM ACTIVITY

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! :heart:

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! :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Also: a very big thank you to all members of Spells8 ! :infinite_roots:

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! :sparkles:

Happy September! :tada: Will you be working any magick for the First Quarter Moon this week? :first_quarter_moon_with_face:

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.

Blessed be! :first_quarter_moon: :sparkles:

Note from Bry:
Hi everyone! This MMM has been scheduled and launched thanks to help from the wonderful @MeganB (thanks again, Megan! :heart:). I am currently out at sea and, if we’re on course, halfway across the Atlantic! :ocean:

Keeping you all in my thoughts. Hope you all have a blessed week! :sparkles:


Thank you for the shout-out, Bry! I hope you have smooth sailing! We are missing you!

As for me, I have my doctor’s appointment late today so I can get caught up on posts before I got today. It’s mainly a check-up on my leg and some strategizing on wraps that I need for my legs so I’m hoping it won’t be too long.

I plan to do a spell with a bloodstone and some herbs for good blood circulation. Not sure what else yet. We’ll see, but I figure this is a good moon phase for it.

That’s all I’m planning for this week, other than maybe sending Sally to Dollar Tree for some Halloween goodies. LOL! Hope you all are having a good week!


Merry Meet Monday Witches!
@TheTravelWitch_Bry How exciting!!! Im just off the Atlantic, im waving at you!!! Lol.
Congrats @Amethyst for sharing the love this week, and great positivity!

Not much to report here on my end this week. Just piddling around, handling the chores of the house and waiting for October!

Blessed Be to each of you and Abundance Abound!



Congrats @Amethyst for all the love, positivity and posts this week!!!

I am gearing up for another Chemo on Wednesday, otherwise trying to enjoy the last couple of days of feeling good prior to it - I felt like crap for 2 weeks straight after my last chemo treatment so I’ve really enjoyed these last couple of days. Your world gets very small when all you do is rest, sleep, eat, repeat. And, maybe play with the dogs :dog: and :cat: some.

Have a fabulous week everyone!!! :green_heart:


I know it’s Tuesday, yesterday was well, yesterday :laughing:

Congratulations x2 @Amethyst! Great job, always a pleasure to have you in the coven & all that you do! :revolving_hearts:

@jan_TheGreenWitch I hope this treatment isn’t as rough afterward & the days are easier & have more good than not. As always we are here if you need us! :revolving_hearts:

I’m still working on pouches for each of my decks & now it’s a thing that my daughter helps me pick out & add charms. She asks, what should I know about the deck related to the charms? Of course, then they are all spread out across my bed & she’s actually 1/4 helping me & 3/4 looking for my tiny keys :laughing: but she is really good about showing me ones that catch her eye or that she thinks would go with the decks & their pouches.

I have 1 appointment this week & it’s the countdown to the start of school for my daughter & the last big weekend of the Cape Summer… Labor Day. After that, we should be somewhat back to normal travel times & more direct ways to get around. Having a State Route go through the town as the main road to get from one end to the other & continue through the entire Cape… way back when this was not what they imagined :laughing: I do like that the actual older version of routes here have been renamed like Route 3 & there’s Route 3A… usually the Route with the letter (which is 99.9% of the time “A”) is the original forged route before the masses. At least GPS systems stay away from more intricate backroads & neighborhoods that residents know how to cut through :rofl: After Columbus Day, everyone has pretty much headed home for the season & back to Florida for 6 months of the Fall :fallen_leaf: & winter :snowflake: plus the beginning of Spring :cherry_blossom:. We call them Snow Birds :bird:

The following is a satirical statement because New England climates are way different than the Florida climates, no ill intent at all… I love to go to Florida when I am able to

  • (I’m not kidding, the number of half-year residents from Florida… my father said once they find out you’re from Massachusetts or Cape Cod they just hand out licenses, license plates, & depending on your age a handicap placard along with a house including a pool & central air. When it was my Mom & Dad that moved to FL… they both had a handicap placard because she was terminally ill. Then they have renewed it for my father ever since & his current wife also has one that gets renewed. Kind of afraid to go to FL permanently, I may fall apart :laughing:)

I hope everyone has a great week & it’s full of great things for everyone! :revolving_hearts:


Aww, thank you, my dears. This coven is an easy coven to love!

I hope this round isn’t as bad for your but I fear it will be. You are strong though, you can beat this!


Congrats :partying_face: :tada: @Amethyst
Thank you for sharing so much love and witchy wisdom!

With love :heart: and magick :dizzy: always


Aww, thank you, @marsha!


I’ll keep you guys posted on the treatment and the ‘aftermath’ :). Im ready to DO THIS! :purple_heart:


Sending you much love and strength, my dear!



I’m sorry you have to go through this, I can’t even begin to imagine what it’s like. I would like to ask your permission to send you healing. I’m asking because you are an empath and may know when I’m doing healing on you. Of course, it’s always your choice.

With lots of love :heart: always :people_hugging:


@marsha I would be honored and so grateful for the energy healing - thank you so much for your consideration. :white_heart:


Thank you! Tonight I will send “Divine (Infinite) Light” then tomorrow night I will do a Pain Drain. It’s really important energetically for you to release as much of the toxic energy as possible. I will send more information tomorrow.

Love you hon!


Im so happy for this, thank you!!! :white_heart:


Sending love @jan_TheGreenWitch!


Congrats @Amethyst for all you do for us!


Thank you, hon! Y’all do as much if not more for me. I appreciate all of you!


Kick :leg:that cancers ASS!!! I’m cheering :clap: for you @jan_TheGreenWitch :rose: Be strong :muscle:


I hope everyone is doing well! Last Friday I woke up sick and as of today I am finally starting to feel somewhat better. Been dealing with congestion, coughing, and using lots and lots of tissues… Ugh lol. Thankfully it’s NOT COVID.