A very merry meet to all!
Thank you once again to all those who joined in for last week’s Weekly Witchy Challenge - Claws, Paws, Tails and Scales
With the lingering energy of creatures furry and feathered, slimy or scaled- it is time to draw on our powers within and express magickal in a tangible form.
The Wizardry of Words - Magick in Writing
Prying the thoughts and images from your inner mind and manifesting them into tangible words and texts is a true act of magick.
From writing dream journals to crafting spells- writing can help to support, develop, and express your magickal prowess and talents, lifting your craft to new heights!
This week is all about exploring how you can use writing to enhance your magickal practice
Are you ready? It’s… CHALLENGE TIME!
STEP 1 : Being a Word Witch
There are many ways that writing can become a foundational pillar in your magickal practice.
Here are just a few suggestions you might consider for this challenge:
Keeping a Dream Journal
Keeping a dream journal can not only help you to record your dreams, it can pave the path towards Lucid Dreaming and learning how to find meaning in your unconscious hours.
- To learn more about dream journals, visit My Dream Journal Tour
- More guidance can also be found in the previous Dream Magic challenge
Working on your Book of Shadows or Grimoire
A Book of Shadows is the witches’ go-to tool for all things magickal and crafty. When used properly, it can be a lifeline and invaluable resource! To learn more and begin crafting your own, visit the Spells8 Book of Shadows Page.
Make a Book of Mirrors
Different than a Book of Shadows, a Book of Mirrors is a personal and reflective space. To learn more about the unique benefits of a Book of Mirrors and how keeping one can benefit your magickal practice, visit the Spells8 Book of Mirrors Complete Course.
Using magick as writing inspiration
For folks with a talent for text, consider drawing on your magickal practice to fuel writing projects. You might write a story or perhaps your own magickal memoir / journey into your spirituality.
Find your magickal name
In some practices, saying someone’s true name is a form of enchantment over them- do not doubt in the power of words! The magic power of names shows us that words have so much power- they are much more than a series of black and white letters.
- Consider finding your magickal name, or perhaps exploring fun titles such as your unicorn name or mermaid name .
Writing your own spells and/or rituals
Crafting a spell or designing a ritual ensures that your spellwork is perfectly tuned to your needs. It can be a daunting task for someone who hasn’t written a spell before, so for guidelines and a boost of spell-writing confidence, visit:
- @MeganB’s informative advice in My Spellwriting Process
- @Silverbear’s helpful guide on How to Create Your Own Spells
- The guidance offered in the previous “Spelling bee” challenge
- Bountiful inspiration in the vast Spells8 Spell Collection
Your imagination knows no bounds- feel free to explore other creative ways to use writing in your magickal practice!
STEP 2 : Share Your Experience
No matter how you choose to tackle this challenge, you must share your experience!
- Your experience exploring the role of writing in your magickal practice
For your entry to be counted, please write about your experience in the comments below and/or create a new post in the forums.
If you create a new post, please tag the challenge by adding a hyperlink back to this post - thank you!
This challenge will close in 6 DAYS
To join in, please share your experience by:
Tuesday, April 13th at 7:00 AM CET (Central European Time Zone)
For their efforts, all participants will receive a special shout-out and the a small prize!
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 the goal of these activities is 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
Craft wise words and soothing spells to pass this test, believe in yourself and magick will do the rest!
Blessed be and Happy writing!