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:
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Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on these one-day-only events!
[ [ Moon Phase: First Quarter Moon ] ]
→ Monday, October 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
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 , 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
Ready for more 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
[ [ Group Ritual ] ]
→ Thursday, October 6
Join in for a shared group ritual meditation and coven chat- this activity is open to all active coven members The ritual has step-by-step instructions that you can join in on your own schedule at any time during the day.
Group rituals are held every Thursday in A Sacred Space and remain open over the weekend. This week’s ritual post will appear in the forum on Tuesday, but until then feel free to check out last week’s group ritual to get an idea about what to expect.
[ [ Group Healing Session ] ]
→ Friday, October 7 at 8:00 AM EST
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. This is the first of two live healing sessions this month.
For more information about the Energy Exchange Circle housed in the Energy Exchange Category, please see the section below in Ongoing Activities or visit the current EEC discussion: Energy Exchange Circle October 2022
[ [ Freebie Friday - Free Readings ] ]
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→ Friday, October 7
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!
The post will appear in the forum on Friday, but until then you can check out the previous Freebie Friday to get an idea of what to expect
[ [ Moon Phase: Full Moon ] ]
→ Sunday, October 9
This week, the skies will flourish with the beauty of a Full Moon- the moon of October is called the Full Hunter’s Moon . The exact time of peak illumination will depend on your location.
Explore a special moon ritual and learn more about this moon on the Spells8 Full hunter’s Moon Ritual Page . Compliment the autumn harvest with the strength of the mighty hunter. This moon calls on you to release harmful habits and draw in positivty before the upcoming Witch’s New Year and the cold of winter arrives
While each moon has its own unique qualities, every full moon is a celebrated time where the energy of the moon is at its most powerful. Now is a wonderful time to charge, cleanse, and absorb the potent energies of the moon.
For additional full moon inspiration, visit What to Do During the Full Moon
[ [ 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:
These activities are open to enjoy whenever you’d like- feel free to participate anytime before their deadlines!
[ [ Weekly Witchy Challenge ] ]
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: Handwritten Magick
This challenge will close on Tuesday, October 4th 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
Are you ready? Join the current challenge here:
(A brand new challenge will launch on Wednesday!)
[ [ 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:
Please note that this reading period will end on Friday, October 14th .
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: Spells8 Book Club XX - Readers’ Reviews!
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 hosted in the Energy Exchange Category and 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 Monday, October 31 .
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
To enjoy a daily message or share your own, visit:
Please note that this divination discussion is housed in A Sacred Space and will remain open until Monday, October 31st .
[ [ Coven Member Birthdays ] ]
Share the love by wishing your fellow coven members well on their special days!
You can 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 Monday, October 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!
Help tend the flame and visit the discussion in:
The Brigid Flametender discussion is hosted in A Sacred Space and will remain 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!
@linda17, @kimberly62, @kaitlyn11, @mytrice, @kendria, @tracy17, @jody4, @Kenyetta50, @martin1, @cameron1, @crystal54, @jamie29, @angel28, @victor1, @mary46, @felicia9, @keri5, @ashley73, @brittany51, @shelly6, @florianna, @jessica121, @michaelle, @gary3, @Hedydd, @harley5, @sandra17, @morgan20, @ashley74, @felicia10, @christine24, @jesse3, @charity10, @kate7, @katelyn1, @pam4, @samantha79, @gabrielle11, @Lisset, @tabatha2, @selene, @cera, @ASHLEY.HPs, @jackie7, @angie6, @gerliebeth3, @jackie8, @jennifer114, @janai, @becky7, @Ragamonster, @joanna9, @mary47, @kristen, @claire8, @taylor30, @sara26, @christina49, @montana-marie, @kimberly63, @anabelfae, @eric6, @colton, @skylar1, @christine25, @kelly32, @connie1, @sara27, @bridgette1, @marianne7, @ravenmoon, @robin12, @christy13, @joy8, @rebecca35, @mautia, @laura43, @InvisibleForce, @jessica122, @aurora00, @ashley76, @malissa1, @marta4, @ao1, @zechariah, @melinda7, @megan36, @denise9, @melissa55, @erin19, @kayle, @carlee1, @melody4, @heather74, @kimberly64, @lakeshia, @TayBay94, @mengly, @chances, @mark5, @klara, @rebecca36, @lindsey10, @tammy19, @cynthia23, @marlena, @sharice, @sabrina15, @lauren26, @Golden_Phoenix, @brandy15, @bobbi3, @samantha15, @BethanyCaroline, @Francessca, @nathaniel1
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!
Those who share the most posts and give the most hearts receive an Activity Shout-Out. The top posters and sharers from last week are:
- @marsha - for giving out the most hearts and sharing the most posts, on a two-week streak!
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 September, 2022:
@Marsha - for writing Zodiac-enhanced messages on birthdays 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!
Blessed Full Moon! Will you be working any magick under the light of the moon this week? Is your spooky season off to a good start?
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.