It’s the fourth day of my Daniel fast. For the people who don’t know what the Daniel fast is you can find a detailed explanation on the website of allaboutprayer.org. This a short version of the way I explain it; The Daniel fast is based on the verses 2 and 3 of chapter 10 in the book of Daniel. Daniel was a determined man with clear ideals and to achieve this he did not hide his feelings for anyone and was not out to please man. On the contrary , he took a personal initiative to begin a fast that kept him focused on what was truly God’s will.
As I am cycling around the busy streets of Amsterdam, I encounter a lot of obstacles….Tourist, cars, trams oh my! I totally forgot that the European Athletic Championships are held in the city center. Living only 15 minutes away from church “which is in the city center” I was already navigating in my head how to arrive there. I decided to make my way to church a sightseeing trip. Passing the Vondelpark “a famous park in Amsterdam” seeing the runners trying to finish the race, made me think about the book of Corinthians where it is written;