DALLAS — What would you do if you found a bible on the street, with thousands of dollars inside? Would you keep it? It was never really a question for one Dallas woman.
Thereâ€™s not just one church on 56th Street on South Oak Cliff, there are five. So when Dallas fourth grade school teacher, Berda Mabury, found a Bible on the sidewalk, she wasnâ€™t surprised. That is, until she looked inside and found several thousand dollars.
â€œIt was church money, tithes and offerings, cash money, personal checks,â€ said Mabury.
The bible was blue, just like her personal one. The one she has carried until itâ€™s all worn out. But the one she found is leather, with a message embossed in gold.
â€œThe line at the bottom said: â€˜I carried you.â€™ And I think itâ€™s the thing that pricked my heart so, because I remember the times when I couldnâ€™t carry myself, and it was God that just carried me along,â€ said Mabury.
So the school teacher became a detective looking for clues.