Welcome to your weekly update about what’s happening in both the forum and the witchy world at large
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Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on these upcoming events and occasions!
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 third of five healing sessions this month.
- You can visit the EEC discussion: Energy Exchange Circle November 2023
For more information about the Energy Exchange Circle, please see the section below in Ongoing Activities or visit the Energy Exchange.
[ [ Group Ritual ] ]
→ Thursday, November 9
You’re invited to a group ritual meditation- this activity and discussion 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.
[ [ Weekend Divination - Free Readings ] ]
→ Friday, November 10
Have a question on your mind? Seeking some guidance on 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!
Look for the post in the Energy Exchange on Friday- free readings will be available throughout the weekend and will close on Sunday. You can check out last week’s Weekend Divination in order to know what to expect.
Although there is no major moon phase within the next seven days, we will be blessed by the light of a Waning Moon throughout the week.
The Spells8 Moon Magick Guide lists this moon phase as a good time for spellwork that deals with removal, decrease, and rest.
For more spellwork suggestions and ideas for what to do during the Waning Cycle, check out the Waning Moon Spell Page .
Additionally, you might plan to prepare for next week’s New Moon, which will arrive on Monday, November 13th
Ready for More Moon Magick? You can find complementary spells and rituals for tonight’s moon on the Spells8 Lunar Spell Page
A collection of curious (and perhaps conversation-starting!) events coming up this week:
- Monday, November 6 - Marooned Without a Compass Day
- Wednesday, November 8 - Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day
- Saturday, November 11 - 11/11 Manifestation Day
You can also get the free Spells8 Email Newsletter for even more witchy updates (plus magickal freebies!) delivered right to your email inbox
These activities are open to enjoy whenever you’d like- feel free to participate anytime before their deadlines!
Every week, the forum hosts a challenge exploring a specific area of magick. Challenges are open to everyone and all are warmly encouraged to participate in a way that reflects their unique magickal practice.
This challenge will remain open until Tuesday, November 7 at 7:00 AM EDT (Eastern US 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 in the public Activities category )
The 32nd 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 this Friday, November 10 - so pick out a fun witchy book to read and let your coven know what you’ll be reading at that time!
Do you have a little extra love and light to share with fellow Coven members? Or perhaps you’ve fallen on hard times and could use a boost of positive energy yourself?
The Energy Exchange Circle is hosted in the Energy Exchange is the place to connect and share love with fellow Coven members going through hard times. To do a good deed and show that 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 Thursday, November 30 .
Thanks for spreading the love!
Are you sensitive to energy? Interested in how energy studies and magick benefit one another? Come explore the magick of energy with the talented @Marsha in these insightful daily energy reports!
The Mystic Magick discussion is open for all to see and enjoy in the public Activities category. It will be available throughout the month- please be aware that this month’s reports will close on Thursday, November 30.
Come wish 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 private, Coven members-only A Sacred Space.
This month’s birthday discussion will remain open through Thursday, November 30.
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 to share your own, visit:
Please note that this divination discussion is housed in A Sacred Space and will remain open until Sunday, December 31.
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 the new members who have joined the Spells8 Forum over the past week!
Welcome to the Forum and the Infinite Roots Coven!
@peter3 - @shayna3 - @lilith - @candice4 - @cosette1 - @samantha14 - @michelle8 - @brian - @tiffany8 - @katherine6 - @SplendidBlessie - @heather18 - @alexis1 - @brie2 - @allie1 - @barb - @gypsy - @amanda28 - @destanyallen - @sandra - @tammy6 - @michelle9 - @tomla - @tammie8 - @Kiash - @marta8 - @shauna1 - @karen1 - @jennifer34 - @karen2 - @wren1 - @christina9 - @michelle10 - @zoe3 - @teresa3 - @jill2 - @MadMoxxi - @deshawna - @adam - @tara3 - @alison - @OakSeer - @chris4 - @amy9 - @linzie1 - @Kristin_Nelson - @paige3 - @melisa7 - @lisa4 - @avery2 - @arwyn - @jade2 - @melanie5 - @joel - @jill10 - @Holly_Maas - @renee5 - @loretta2 - @shanna5 - @gili - @cindy7 - @Astrea - @samantha16 - @angela7 - @jill11 - @orawit - @om1 - @holly1 - @Rebecca_Christine_Ha - @luna1 - @hayley9 - @luna3
If you haven’t done so already, please get started by creating a new topic in Introductions. Feel free to share a bit about who you are and your journey into practicing magick, or simply say a quick hello- we’d love to meet you!
Wishing you a very warm welcome to the forum!
Each week, those who share the most posts and give the most hearts receive a shout-out and thank you for their contributions.
Shout-outs from this past week go to:
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!
Click here to learn more about Activity Shout-Out Rewards
Anyone who earns a shout-out for three weeks in a row is awarded the special MMM badge (and will not be counted in Activity shout-outs again for a two-month rest period- this is so that others will have a chance to earn the badge too!) .
The legends who have won the MMM badge 5 times will no longer be counted- they have earned their place in the Forum Hall of Fame !
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Once a month, any member who goes above and beyond for their fellow coven members day after day over the course of the entire previous month receives a Community Shout-Out and a special badge .
Community Awarded users for October 2023 are:
@Marsha - for writing insightful energy reports, gifting Zodiac-enhanced birthday messages on Coven member bdays, and for greeting every single new member in their introduction posts
@Amethyst - for saying a kind welcome to every single new member in their introduction posts
@TracyS - for writing happy bday messages on Coven member bdays and for saying a warm hello to every single new member in their introduction posts
@Sivonnah- for warmly greeting every single new member in their introduction posts
It takes a lot of dedication to welcome and help fellow coven members feel at home here every day- everything you do is very much appreciated!
Click here to learn more about Community Shout-Out Rewards
All those who receive a monthly Community Shout-Out are awarded the CCC Badge .
The following activities and community engagement discussions are checked when determining eligibility for the Coven Community award: all posts from the specified month in Introductions, the Coven Birthday thread, the Daily Draw, Tending the Flame, Daily Energy Reports, and other current activities that involve daily sharing/assisting fellow Coven members
As this is a difficult badge to earn (it takes a lot of dedication to welcome/share messages for fellow coven members every day over the course of the whole month!), there are no limits to how many users can receive this monthly shout-out. This badge is just a small thank you to show appreciation for the daily work these users do to make their fellow coven members feel at home
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And Thank YOU!
We’d also like to say a very big thank you to all members of Spells8
Your contributions and presence here help to make this a welcoming and supportive place for solitary witches all around the world. Thanks for being a part- Spells8 can’t exist without you!
How has November been treating you so far? Are you still enjoying the high from last week’s Sabbat festivities, or are you perhaps already preparing for the next Sabbat and solstice?
Whether it’s magickal or mundane, feel free to share your plans for the week, chat about upcoming spellwork, or give a shout-out to your fellow coven members in the comments below.