Merry meet to all!
Thank you once again to everyone who joined in for last week’s Weekly Witchy Challenge - Astrology: Reading the Skies
With the stars lighting our way, it’s time for second chances as the challenge clock comes to brief stop
The theme for this week is…
To celebrate our 45th Weekly Challenge something special is happening…
Was there a busy week where you missed a challenge? Did an interesting theme happen before you joined the forums? Maybe there was a topic you were hesitant to try but now feel ready for.
Well- now is your chance!
This week is Catch-Up Week where all previously closed challenges will be re-opened for a short time!
Are you ready? It’s a blast from the past!
Here’s how to participate:
From earth-friendly magick, dreaming, gathering blessings, and more- there are over 40 previous challenges to choose from.
The previous challenges and the titles they granted are listed below. For details about each challenge including rules, guidelines and inspiration click the link to visit that challenge page.
Note that the threads for the old challenges will remain locked- please share your comments and entries here or in a new post!
Catch-Up IV [this challenge!]
Astrology: Reading the Skies - Astrologer
Into the Light - Witch of Love and Light
From the Shadows - Shadow Survivor
Congrats to the Coven - Coven Celebrant
All About Altars - Reverent Witch
Holistic Magick: A Witch’s Apothecary - Apothecarist
The Wizardry of Words - Word Witch
Claws, Paws, Tails and Scales - Animalis magum
Strength of the Full Moon - Lunar Witch
Magick in the Arts - Art Witch
Star Magick - Shining Bright
Your Magickal Roots - Peritus viatorem
Elemental Mastery - Master of All Elements
Of the Element Earth - Earth Elemental
Of the Element Fire - Fire Elemental
From Seed to Sprout - Ceiliúradh an tséasúir
Of the Element Air - Air Elemental
Of the Element Water - Water Elemental
Catch Up II
Of Goals and Intent - Finis patrator
Holiday Cheer - Merrily Magickal
Magick in the Dark - Tenebris Lucem
Of Spells and String - Weavemaster
Scrub-a-dub, Magick in the Tub - Bubbly Witch
Heed the Call of Crystals - Crystal Collector
Creative Crafting - Creatively Crafty
Of Candles and Flame - Witch of the Flame
The Veil Between Worlds - Witch of the Veil
The Spell-ing Bee - Spell Master
Foretelling the Future - Seer Apprentice
Potion Making - Potion Master
Books, Tomes, and Tales - Book Lover
Giving Gratitude - Blessed and Grateful
Inviting Abundance - Blessed by Abundance
Moon Magick - Moon Witch
Dealing in the Divine - Deific Witch
Kitchen Witchery - Kitchen Witch
Dream Magick - Oneiric Witch
Earth-Friendly Witchcraft - Earth Witch
The Thrifty Witch - Thrifty Witch
Celestial Exploration - Cosmic Witch
Trying Something New - Experimenter
[Links taken from the helpful list in Weekly Witchy Challenges A History ]
How many challenges can I do this week?
If you are feeling particularly adventurous this week, you may decide to do up to two challenges to collect those titles.
This limit is just to save your challenge moderator from a potential ocean of badge-giving () - but no worries! Another chance to join in on any missed challenges will come again soon
Not sure which challenges you participated in?
No worries! If you can’t remember if you joined a challenge, you can check that challenge’s Props and Presents page in the Activities Category to view everyone those who completed the challenge.
Or, you can go to your Badges page to see a collection of all the titles you previously earned.
Here is how to check:
- Click on your avatar/picture icon at the top right-hand side of any page in the forum.
- Click on the person icon and select “Summary”.
- Next, click on “Badges”
Here you can see all the badges you have earned during your time exploring the forums!
All witches are welcome to join the challenge by practicing magick in line with the current theme. For those who don’t feel comfortable sharing, it is absolutely okay to follow the challenge but keep your entry personal. Feel free to join in spirit and do what feels most comfortable for you!
That being said, please know that if you would like to receive a prize and a shout-out, you have to share your experience with the forum.
After you have chosen an old challenge, completed your task, and are ready to share- please post your entry in one of two ways:
- Here in the comments below
- In a new thread in the forums. Please use a hyperlink back to this thread, linking your entry to the challenge!
- Please do not post your entry in the comments of the old challenge or an entry to that challenge
Also: please don’t forget to include the name of the challenge you are entering in somewhere in your post as well!
Your friendly challenge-monitoring mod thanks you very much!
To join in, please share your experience by:
Tuesday, June 1st at 7:00 AM CET (Central European Time Zone)
( 2021-06-01T05:00:00Z )
For their efforts, all participants will receive a special shout-out and the badge(s) associated with the challenge(s) they completed.!
Acknowledgments will be given in a Props and Presents Post that will appear in the forums on Tuesday.
After the challenge closes, you are still very welcome to post but please be aware that no additional prizes will be given.
A warm reminder that all challenges are designed to be very open- everyone is encouraged to participate in a way that reflects their unique practice
If you have any doubts about if something is acceptable to post or say, please double-check with the Forum FAQ and/or reach out to a moderator.
For those new to challenges, know that these activities are designed to help you further diversify and strengthen your abilities and to bring together the Spells8 forum family to inspire and support one another in creative ways
The clock has stopped so the door of missed opportunities can open once again- spread your wings and don’t be afraid to delve into a previously unexplored of magick!