Merry Meet !
Welcome to your weekly update about exciting events in both the forum and the witchy world at large
Here’s what happening this week:
Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on these one-day events!
[ [ Moon Phase: First Quarter Moon ] ]
Look to the skies! Tonight: Monday, May 9th, 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
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
[ [ Group Ritual : Together with Your Coven ] ]
Join in for a shared group ritual meditation and coven chat on Thursday, May 12th - 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 ] ]
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 or oracle!
Picture from Pexels
The next Freebie Friday post will be Friday, May 13th . For more information and to get an idea about what to expect, check out last week’s Freebie Friday
[ [ Friday the 13th ] ]
A day of doom or a lucky occasion? Whether you fear or celebrate this special day- it is coming our way this Friday, May 13th !
Read more about it and share your personal opinions or experiences in The Truth of Friday the 13th
[ [ 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, May 13th at 10:00am 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 May 2022
[ [ Moon Phase Heads Up: Full Moon ] ]
Not this week but next, get ready for a stunning full moon on Monday, May 16th. The Full Moon of May will bloom in the skies above as the Full Flower Moon
Keep an eye out for more information and spellwork ideas 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:
- Tuesday, May 10 - Trust Your Intuition Day
- Friday, May 13 - Celtic Tree Month of Hawthorne begins
- Sunday, May 15 - International Day of Families
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 Bestiary: Magickal Creatures
This challenge will close on Tuesday, May 10th 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 Bestiary
[ [ 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:
Spells8 Book Club XVII (Apr 29 - May 27)
Please note that this reading period will end on Friday, May 27th .
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:
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 Tuesday, May 31st .
Thanks for spreading the love!
[ [ 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: April, May, June 2022 Oracle/Tarot/Rune Draws to enjoy a daily oracle message or share your own!
Please note that this oracle discussion will close on Thursday, June 30th .
[ [ A 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 April, May, June 2022 Affirmations, Quotes, & Sayings to be inspired by the words of others- or share your own!
Please be aware that this discussion will close on Thursday, June 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!
@christine21, @brittany39, @joy7, @julie22, @michaela3, @crystal39, @sydney7, @bridgett1, @priscilla4, @Unique03, @ariana7, @sally, @jessy, @jessie2, @hannah28, @laverna1, @lindsey8, @anyanka, @heather58, @amanda67, @meg1, @bebe, @brandon3, @katina, @katrina5, @shante, @melissa40, @jacqueline10, @tonya8, @sea, @maissa, @markita3, @michael1, @kimberly53, @sarah1313, @jessica99, @jeannie5, @victoria37, @kaitlin7, @james13, @bernadette1, @Redd_27, @teresa9, @misty10, @calandra, @tasha9, @graham, @tiffany32, @aria1, @camella, @kai1, @michelle52, @linda14, @barbara12, @angelina2, @betty1, @lindsy, @tori6, @kari5, @latitia, @asteria1, @cara5, @priyansha, @tosha, @aleesha, @krista8, @clementine, @angie4, @jacee, @tony2, @melissa41, @ValentinaMarie, @josh, @trina1, @cassandra11, @marylynn, @anna21, @bharti1, @cassidy, @michaela1, @gina, @tamryn, @pamela18, @ytavious, @ScotianPotion, @betsy1, @laurelei, @bethany7, @jennifer100, @brenda15, @Mia.1, @olivia7, @jordan7, @tanice, @mary42
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:
- @marsha- for both sharing the most posts and giving out the most hearts over the past seven days
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 Activity shout-outs again for a two-month rest period.
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And of course, 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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Are you suspicious or superstitious when it comes to Friday the 13th? What moon magick are you planning for the week ahead?
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!