He Knows…

He Knows…

It is beyond our understanding to lose a child whom we have been trusted to protect with everything we are. A child is a precious gift from God, the purest sense of unconditional love. Love that freely flows regardless of any innermost or outward appearance without...
You Taught Them All To FINISH STRONG!

You Taught Them All To FINISH STRONG!

Collins came into this world,  Blessing Robin and Bob. God gave them a son  Bringing them a new job. God blessed him with brothers  To help teach right from wrong. But throughout his battle,   He taught them how to FINISH STRONG! He loved to play sports,   all kinds...
A Very Special Place In Our Heart

A Very Special Place In Our Heart

    Collins’ foundation, Bend Your Knees, Inc., holds a very special place in our heart, and I feel honored to share what Collins, the Dixon’s and this foundation means to me and my family. We have known the Dixon’s for many years. Our...
Making a Difference

Making a Difference

  As I sit and write this special blog, I can’t help but reminisce back to five years ago on March 17, 2011 when a true story of incredible Faith, Trust and Strength unfolded right before our eyes.  Yes, the aching in our hearts of missing Collins is just the...

Shortage of Words

I have never found myself with a shortage of words…anyone that knows me would be shaking their head up and down- so true! The honest truth is that it is really difficult to put into words how much I love the whole Dixon Family! And it’s a big group of you...

Four Years and Still Missing You

January 14, 2012 – In many ways it is hard to believe it has been four years since Collins left us to go home to be with Jesus in heaven. In other ways, it has been a long agonizing four years. It is hard to explain to folks that have not lost a child the...

Thank you and Merry Christmas!

    “For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11 KJV We, at Collins’ foundation Bend Your Knees, Inc., are blessed each year by our donors, volunteers and friends for your heartfelt support. We...
Traumatic Grief

Traumatic Grief

If you are reading this article, then you or someone you know is likely experiencing a tremendous amount of pain from the loss or anticipated loss of a loved one. My heart truly goes out to you during this time. It is my hope that this article may provide you with a...
Dreams

Dreams

As a father, as your son is growing up you dream of him being the quarterback of his football team and scoring a touchdown and Collins did. You dream of him growing up and having a beautiful family and being successful in life and making a difference in the world. In...