The pit of my stomach rehashed my loss. I replayed the scenario chiding myself for not being more assertive. I’d told the Apple tech my computer stored all of my talks, articles, manuscripts, records—and much more. “Please don’t wipe it clean unless you know my backup has them.”
He glanced at the back-up and said, “You’re fine.”
“You can see the files?” I pressed.
“You’re good. Your files will be back in two hours,” he said.
Ten techs and as many days later, no one had been able to retrieve my files. The tech at another company listened to my story and pointed to a poster that reminded everyone to “back up your backup.” Where had this warning been when I needed it?
Our Work Will Be Tested
It hurts to lose your work. Even burning a home-cooked meal stings. The Bible warns us against the pain of loss.Continue Reading