What lies behind you and...

Real Estate Agent with Fathom Realty Washington LLC

Paul Henderson, REALTOR®, Fathom Realty WA LLC, Kitsap & Mason County, Washington's preferred real estate Agent & Broker


What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you!

Attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Paul S. Henderson, Residential Real Estate Broker 

Tacoma Washington 

Realtor ® BPOR, CRS, GRI, CDPE

Fathom Realty WA LLC


South Puget Sound in Washington State





Paul's Service Area



As a Residential Broker and Relocation Specialist, I sell homes in or around ,Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Lakewood, Steilacoom,  University Place, DuPont and Hartstene Pointe in Washington State.
Please visit my website at http://www.hartstenepointe.com to search for information 

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Referrals are always welcomed and appreciated, Thank-you!

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Comments (16)

Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

The words of that quote run deep, Paul.  And, the accompanying photo is a stunner.

Jun 04, 2022 02:05 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I'm glad you agree Myrl Jeffcoat 

Jun 04, 2022 07:26 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Paul, on having this blog FEATURED in the PHOTOS group!

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Jun 04, 2022 02:05 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

You made my day Myrl Jeffcoat 

Jun 04, 2022 07:27 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I like your quote selection.

Have a great weekend.

Jun 04, 2022 04:29 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you and I appreciate your readership Roy Kelley 

Jun 04, 2022 07:39 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good Saturday morning, Paul... this is a new quote for me by Ralph Waldo Emerson. I like it. Wishing you an amazing weekend ahead.

Jun 04, 2022 04:48 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I hope your weekend is awesome also Nina Hollander, Broker 

Jun 04, 2022 07:43 PM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Yes indeed. We have a lot inside of us!

Jun 04, 2022 04:54 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

There is so much good in all of us Kat Palmiotti 

Jun 04, 2022 07:45 PM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

Hello Paul, and great information to share with us here in the rain. bill

Jun 04, 2022 04:57 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thx Bill Salvatore - East Valley 

Jun 04, 2022 07:46 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Paul - true words that may grow truer as we reflect in time.  

Jun 04, 2022 05:16 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thx for the positive insight Michael Jacobs 

Jun 04, 2022 07:58 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Paul,

This is one of my favorites and have written this on my cards to my favorite people! Good choice and great photo as always.

Jun 04, 2022 05:23 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Now I see why you are so successful Dorie Dillard Austin TX 

Jun 04, 2022 08:00 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Paul. Must say, my first thought reading your title was Ralph Waldo Emerson. He had a way with words! Enjoy your day.

Jun 04, 2022 05:34 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I must agree Wayne Martin 

Jun 04, 2022 08:02 PM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Those are some deep words and I could ponder them for hours while enjoying the scene you have pictured!

Jun 04, 2022 06:17 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Ponder away Brian England 

Jun 04, 2022 08:04 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Paul, what a great quote, and so very true, we just have to show what is there!

Jun 04, 2022 07:18 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you Joan Cox for your kindness 🙂

Jun 04, 2022 08:06 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Paul and good point of what is inside of you.  Hope you have plans for the weekend.


Jun 04, 2022 08:01 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I am running for a seat on our HOA. This is meet the candidates weekend and that's where I'll be Will Hamm 

Jun 04, 2022 08:16 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Paul- who we are from this point on is determined by what's inside us. Happy Saturday!!!

Jun 04, 2022 11:16 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That is a lovely thought Kathy Streib 

Jun 04, 2022 08:21 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Hi Paul,
If only more people understood what they have inside of them, the world would be a better place for all of us.

Jun 04, 2022 11:40 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That would change the world as we know it Carol Williams 

Jun 04, 2022 08:22 PM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

It truly is an inside job Paul - love this quote and photo!  Enjoy your new HOA position.....saw you were running and you're a perfect fit.

Jun 04, 2022 09:25 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

There is five of us running for two seats Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker. I am at the top of the ballot so we will keep our fingers crossed. I did well on the televised interview and questions but the winners won’t be presented till the end of the month 🤓

Jun 04, 2022 09:33 PM
Linda D. Pufford
Stage with Divine Style - Home Staging - Novato, CA
ASPM, Marin/Sonoma Home Stager

Hi Paul,

Beautiful quote… and a gorgeous photo!  Did you take that photo Paul?  
Where was it taken?

Jun 30, 2022 11:35 PM