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:
Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on these one-day-only events!
[ [ Moon Phase: First Quarter Moon ] ]
Look to the skies! On Thursday, July 7th , 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 First Quarter Moon 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 .
From the Spells8 Moon Magick Guide to First Quarter Moon Magick
Looking for ideas for spells and rituals specific to the First Quarter Moon? Know that this special moon phase is part of the Waxing Cycle
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 part of the moon cycle
Ready for Moon Magick? You can find current moon information for your home as well as complementary spells and rituals to draw on its energy on the Spells8 Lunar Spell Page
Fan of Astrology? Join Astrologer Abs as she shares her wisdom and insight for the week ahead in Astrological Forecast WC Monday 4th July 2022
[ [ Group Ritual : Together with Your Coven ] ]
Join in for a shared group ritual meditation and coven chat on Thursday, July 7th - 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
Group meditation rituals are held every Thursday. Feel free to visit last week’s group ritual 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 active Spells8 account to access the ritual.
Don’t have an account yet? No worries! You can join Spells8 here
[ [ Freebie Friday - Free Readings ] ]
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!
Picture from Pexels
The next Freebie Friday post will be Friday, July 8th . For more information and to get an idea about what to expect, check out last week’s Freebie Friday
[ [ Group Healing Session ] ]
Join a group healing circle to support those who are passing through hard times this month. Microphones and cameras will be turned off during this one hour open space, and coven members are welcome to come and go as they please.
The live gathering will be held on Friday, July 8th at 8:00 AM EDT . This is the first of two live group healing sessions this month.
For more information about the Energy Exchange Circle, please see the section below in Ongoing Activities or visit the current EEC discussion: Energy Exchange Circle July 2022
[ [ Heads Up! Full Moon ] ]
Not this week but next, look forward to a beautiful Full Buck Moon on Wednesday, July 13th
More information and spellwork ideas are coming in next week’s MMM
[ [ 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, July 4 - Alice in Wonderland Day
- Thursday, July 7 - Global Chocolate Day
- Friday, July 8 - Celtic Tree Month of Holly Begins
These 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: The Land Beneath Our Feet - Mountain Magick
This challenge will close on Tuesday, July 5th at 7:00 AM CET (Central European Time)
After this time a Props and Presents post will appear to give recognition and prizes to all participants . A brand new challenge will arrive on Wednesday for all challenge enthusiasts.
Are you ready? Join the current challenge here: Weekly Witchy Challenge - The Land Beneath Our Feet
[ [ Spells8 Book Club ] ]
The Eighteenth Session of Blook Club has come to an end- thank you to everyone who participated!
If you haven’t done so already, please feel free to share and swap your book reviews in the new discussion thread:
The next reading session of Book Club will begin on Friday, July 8th - so pick out a fun witchy book to read and let your coven know what you’ll be reading at that time!
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 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 Sunday, July 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
Visit: July, August, September 2022 Oracle/Tarot/Rune Draws to enjoy a daily message or share your own!
Please note that this oracle discussion will close on Friday, September 30th .
[ [ 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
The Brigid Flametender discussion 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!
@kreetta, @titiyana, @kat10, @raeann-june, @britney4, @jericho, @laura37, @melissa47, @Love_and_Light, @zakk, @sara24, @erica24, @Cherisha, @jean4, @annette7, @sylvia2, @heather67, @elizabeth33, @christian6, @axle, @kaylea, @shaneen, @danielle30, @beadz, @patricia21, @katherine17, @cheryl10, @Shadtz, @jennifer103, @samantha67, @richelle, @jessica103, @kimberly58, @joanna8, @jonni, @amber53, @sapphy75, @BohoWildflower, @gordon1, @jennifer104, @melanie12, @ingrid1, @ashlee5, @vergi7, @Lypiphera32, @leeanne1, @mikaela, @amanda72, @fontaine, @arianna, @misty12, @christy12, @briar1, @michelle60, @edward, @br33les, @eboni, @rebeca, @vanessa19, @susan13, @brittany43, @rosemaryheart, @susanna, @Usagi, @michelle61, @kira1, @ellie, @lanae, @samantha68, @whitney5, @leann4, @ashley64, @jenna7, @kathryn20, @joan1, @nickaia, @an1, @mari4, @amber54, @kellyanne, @joey, @brigidTHEdruidDOCTOR
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:
@Christeena - for sharing the most posts, on a two-week streak!
@Amaris_Bane - for giving out the most hearts over the past week
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!
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.
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Every month, any member who goes above and beyond for their fellow coven members consistently, day after day over the course of the entire month receives a Community Shout-Out. There are no limits to how many users can receive this shout-out each month.
For June, 2022:
@Marsha - for writing daily happy birthday messages (enhanced by the zodiac!) to coven members, and for welcoming all new members in their introductory posts
@Amethyst - for giving a warm welcome to all new members in their introduction posts
Note : Those who receive a monthly Community Shout-Out are awarded the CCC Badge
Thank you so much for all that you do to make fellow coven members feel at home here- it 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!
Will you be casting any magick for the First Quarter Moon? What spellwork or rituals are you scheduling for 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!
And to all those celebrating- Happy Fourth of July!