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!
[ [ Group Ritual : Together with Your Coven ] ]
Join in for a shared group ritual meditation and coven chat on Thursday, March 10th - 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 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
[ [ Moon Phase: First Quarter Moon ] ]
This week we will be blessed by the light of the First Quarter Moon. Although the exact time will vary by your location, expect to see this moon on Thursday, March 10th.
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
[ [ 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, March 11th. For more information and to get an idea about what to expect, check out last week’s Freebie Friday
[ [ Witchy Holiday Heads Up! ] ]
Not this week but next, get ready for a Sabbat on Sunday, March 20th .
Those in the Northern Hemisphere will experience the pagan holiday Ostara as well as the Spring Equinox.
Friends in the Southern Hemisphere will enjoy the celebration of Mabon as well as the Autumn Equinox.
Look for more information 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, March 7 - Plant Power Day
- Tuesday, March 8 - International Women’s Day
- Saturday, March 12 - Aztec New Year
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: Magickal Teachers
This challenge will close on Tuesday, March 8th 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 - Magickal Teachers
[ [ 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 XV (Feb 18 - Mar 18)
Please note that this reading period will end on Friday, March 18th .
More information about the book club and how to join can be found in Book Club F.A.Q and Introduction .
[ [ Your Daily Oracle ] ]
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: March 2022 Oracle/Tarot/Rune Draws to enjoy a daily oracle message or share your own!
Please note that this month’s oracle discussion will close on Thursday, March 31st .
[ [ A Daily Dose of Inspiration ] ]
Positive affirmations and uplifting inspirations can be found 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 March 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 Thursday, March 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!
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 have joined the forum over the past week!
Welcome to the Forum and the Infinite Roots Coven!
@jordan5, @rebekah, @michelle45, @jacinta1, @karla4, @april25, @leanna1, @mary38, @raquel3, @katrina4, @leann2, @edeizenia, @jessica55, @Crazybeautiful32xx, @ambrosia, @nico1, @leah11, @kaitlin6, @john7, @savannah7, @jewels99, @MoonDrifter18, @rocio1, @izzy, @jaquan2, @casey10, @moranda, @elin, @marcie2, @sandra11, @morgan14, @phoenix, @michele12, @kerri4, @tanna, @brandi10, @emily39, @kayla22, @connie4, @vicieux, @mary39, @kelby, @aleisha, @rosey, @s111, @angela34, @augustine, @melissa34, @nancy3, @deanna_7, @jessica90, @mellisa, @heatherlee, @jolene2, @lucy2, @cathy4, @reina1, @jennifer90, @ronda, @nicholas6, @elizabeth28, @latoya, @stacie1, @ida2, @yavonne, @jerome, @august, @jennifer91, @jennifer92, @julie21, @michelle46, @nibras, @shay, @laurisha, @amanda58, @tracey5
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 and give the most receive an Activity Shout-Out. The top posters and sharers this week are:
- @marsha- for giving out the most hearts and sharing the most posts, on a three-week streak!
After a three-week streak being featured in the weekly shout-outs, @marsha will receive a special badge for their contributions to the forums- woohoo!
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 : All those who receive Activity shout-outs for three weeks in a row are awarded the MMM Activity Badge . They will not be counted in shout-outs again for a two-month rest period.
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And of course, saying 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!
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Will you be working any magick for the first quarter moon this week? And are you ready for the upcoming Sabbat?
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!