Merry Meet !
Here is your weekly update about exciting happenings in both the forum and the witchy world at large this week:
Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on these one-day events!
[ [ Moon Phase: Last Quarter Moon ] ]
On Tuesday, January 25th , we will be blessed by the light of the Last Quarter Moon.
The last quarter moon is a time of rest and the banishment of negative energies or forces in your life .
For more information about specific spells recommended for the last quarter moon, visit the guide Moon Magic: Spells for Every Lunar Phase: Last Quarter .
The Last Quarter Moon is a Waning Moon phase. For more Moon Magick and the best spells for this time of month, visit the Waning Moon Magick Guide.
You can find the current moon phase for your location as well as a daily lunar spell on the Spells8 Lunar Spell Page
[ [ Group Ritual : Together with Your Coven ] ]
Join in for a shared group ritual meditation and coven chat on Thursday, January 27th - this activity is open to all active coven members
The group meditation ritual has step-by-step instructions that you can join in on your own schedule at any time during the day
If you’d like, there is a scheduled hour-long live Zoom chat to do the ritual as a group as well as meet and greet fellow coven members
Group meditation rituals and conversations are held every Thursday. Feel free to visit last week’s group ritual post to get an idea about what to expect.
Please note that group rituals are hosted in A Sacred Space - you must be logged into your Spells8 account to access the ritual.
Don’t have an account yet? No worries! You can join Spells8 here
[ [ 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 via tarot or oracle!
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The next Freebie Friday post will be Friday, January 28th . For more information and to get an idea about what to expect, check out last week’s Freebie Friday
[ [ Holiday Heads Up! ] ]
Not this week but next, get ready for the next Sabbat on Tuesday, February 1st .
Those in the Northern Hemisphere will experience the pagan holiday Imbolc
Friends in the Southern Hemisphere will enjoy the celebration of Lughnasadh
Look for more information on these exciting holidays as well as celebration suggestions in next week’s Merry Meet Monday!
You can also explore the Wheel of the Year to learn more about the 8 Pagan Sabbats
[ [ 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, January 24 - Feriae Sementivae “Sowing Festival” for Tellus Begins
- Tuesday, January 25 - Saint Dwynwen’s Day
- Sunday, January 30 - Februalia Festival
These ongoing activities are open to enjoy whenever you’d like- join in anytime 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: Your Magickal Muse
This challenge will close on Tuesday, January 25th at 7:00 AM EST (Eastern Standard Time)
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 - Your Magickal Muse
[ [ Your Daily Oracle ] ]
Are you looking for a bit of higher guidance to help you out today? This collection of daily oracle card readings is available for you to access and read thanks to the generosity of the coven
Visit: January 2022 Oracle Card Draws to enjoy a daily oracle message or share your own!
Please note that this month’s oracle discussion will close on Monday, January 31 .
[ [ A Daily Dose of Inspiration ] ]
Positive affirmations and uplifting inspirations can be found on the daily in this communal collection!
From quotes to sayings, poetry and more- here is the place to brighten up your day thanks to the words of the coven
Visit January 2022 Affirmations, Quotes, & Sayings to be inspired by the words of others- or share your own!
Please be aware that this month’s discussion will close on Monday, January 31 .
[ [ Crystal Giveaway ] ]
@Christina4 is kindly offering a crystal giveaway open to all members of the forum!
Visit the Crystal Giveaway Post to learn more about what you can do for a chance to win some sparkly prizes
Just be sure to get your giveaway entry in by the deadline: Wednesday, February 2nd!
[ [ Spells8 Book Club ] ]
Calling all book lovers! The next reading period for the Spells8 book club has now begun!
You can find more details and submit your book to read in the current thread: Spells8 Book Club XII (Jan 14 - Feb 11)
Please note that this reading period will end on Friday, February 11th .
More information about the book club and how to join can be found in Book Club F.A.Q and Introduction .
[ [ 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!
Visit the discussion and Help Tend Brighid’s Flame
Please be aware that this month’s Flametender discussion will close on Monday, January 31 .
Merry meet to all of the new members who have joined the forum over the past week!
Welcome to the Forum and the Infinite Roots Coven!
@khyati, @hunter2, @laura32, @kimi, @117a, @aleesah, @rachel22, @rayne3, @carolann, @lisa44, @era, @zenobia, @amanda54, @wendy14, @jane3, @emily, @michael11, @jennifer78, @tami2, @Kanelikorppi, @Char.K, @traci2, @alize, @tracey3, @jessica86, @travis3, @devlin, @jana2, @sharon1369, @sn11, @raven5, @leimomi, @kaiawolf, @marissa3, @sarah47, @eddie1, @maggie7, @dandy, @halie1, @lynelle, @barbara8, @torian, @Linda1166, @estell, @stephanieanne76, @MichelleTheGoodWitch, @tori5, @emilie, @hannah24, @dilltarot, @samantha53, @pamela14, @kyle1, @magdalene2, @sarah48, @candicorn320, @patricia16, @teresa6, @amber43, @alex6, @adele, @judith6, @monja, @alan, @ava3, @debbie6, @peanut, @tiphani, @angala, @jennifer79, @mary2, @madison11, @Ambyistic, @jessica87, @shanna1, @jennifer80, @hannah25, @molly4
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!
Bravo to @Ostara who shared the most posts over the past seven days! It is always a pleasure to hear your thoughts and comments- thank you for sharing!
Well done to @Rachel21 for giving out the most hearts, on a two-week streak! The kindness and love you give does not go unnoticed- thank you for all you do!
Note : Those who have received shout-outs for three weeks in a row are awarded the MMM badge . They will not be counted in shout-outs again for a two-month rest period.
And of course, wishing 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 here!
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It is the last week of the first month of the year- how is 2022 treating you so far? What magick will you be working over the coming days?
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!