Quinn Fernandez
3 min readMay 4


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Run Valdr:

Its Power and Purpose.

Run Valdr, formerly known as Runic Reiki, is a holistic system of energy healing that combines traditional Reiki techniques with the use of Nordic runes. The system was developed by Rodney Cox, an American Reiki master and shamanic practitioner.

The Run Valdr system uses the power of symbols to channel energy and balance different aspects of the body, mind, and spirit. It incorporates a range of techniques, including meditation, chanting (galdr), and visualization, to help practitioners connect with their intuition and tap into the universal life force energy.

According to its creator, Run Valdr is designed to help individuals achieve deep states of relaxation and healing, improve their overall well-being, and restore balance to their energy centers. The system is based on the principles of harmony, balance, and unity, and aims to facilitate the natural healing process by removing energetic blockages and restoring the flow of energy within the body.

Run Valdr is taught through a series of levels or degrees, each of which builds upon the previous one and provides a deeper understanding of the system and its techniques. It is often practiced as a complementary therapy alongside conventional medicine, although it is not intended as a replacement for medical treatment.

In Norse mythology, the "run valdr" or "rune wielder" was a skilled practitioner of the art of carving runes and creating magical talismans.

To create a magical talisman with Run Valdr, one would first need to have a solid understanding of the meanings and symbolism associated with each rune. Then, the rune wielder would carefully mentally affix the desired futhark rune symbols onto the object, using complementary Run Valdr symbols to set, empower and seal the object that will become the talisman; all while focusing their intention and will on the specific goal they wish to achieve. The talisman might then be imbued with more power through various magical rituals.

Keep in mind that the creation and use of magical talismans is a complex and potentially hazardous practice that requires extensive knowledge and experience. It is always encouraged to proceed with caution and to never attempt anything beyond your skill level or understanding.

Just to clarify, Run Valdr is not inherently dangerous. However, it is primarily intended to facilitate the acquisition of personal and magical power. Working with runes and creating magical…



Quinn Fernandez

I am a purist "method" writer. My life's goal is to create, and then to become, my own hero, in classic Nietzschean fashion. I hold a B.A. in Creative Writing.