My time alone with God most mornings includes journaling on my iPad. Incorporating Scripture and quotes from the devotional I am reading, I usually write out what God is showing me, the promises He has spoken, and reflections about how those Truths apply to my life.
When I finish each day, there is a backup procedure that allows me to store my entries in the cloud. Doing so allows me to then be able to access that journal on my iPhone. But, there’s a catch. To access the most recent entry, I have to first “restore” the journal.
When I tap the “Backup/Restore” button in the app on my phone, a pop-up window asks, “Are you sure?” The question is accompanied by a warning, “This will overwrite all journals and can’t be undone.” If you click “Yes,” the restoration procedure begins and within a few seconds, I receive all that was stored in the cloud.
As I have reflected on that restor...