Life is very interesting...

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


Life is very interesting... In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths!

Attributed to Drew Barrymore


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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





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Comments (14)

Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Paul - challenges help us grow and those pains can become strengths.

Jun 12, 2022 03:43 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That they do Grant Schneider 

Jun 12, 2022 06:54 PM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Thank you for sharing the information. Buyers and sellers in your area will benefit from your expertise. Wishing you continued success.  Have a wonderful day and sell a house.  bill

Jun 12, 2022 04:01 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you Bill Salvatore - East Valley 

Jun 12, 2022 06:54 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I like your quote selection.

Have a great day a and a very productive week.

Jun 12, 2022 04:39 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you for sharing those well wishes and I hope you have a great upcoming week also Roy Kelley 

Jun 12, 2022 06:57 PM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I am mesmerized by that photo, there is so much beauty that is shown!  I hope that you are having a fun weekend!

Jun 12, 2022 05:05 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

It is so much fun looking at photos because it takes you back to moment. Happy Sunday Brian England 

Jun 12, 2022 07:07 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Paul... I'd have never thought that Drew Barrymore was quite that deep a thinker... she makes a great point.

Jun 12, 2022 05:22 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Surprise, surprise Nina Hollander, Broker 

Jun 12, 2022 07:16 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Paul. Sometimes the curve comes quickly and you appear unprepared! Then, you find your true abilities. Enjoy your day.

Jun 12, 2022 05:26 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Isn’t that a blessing Wayne Martin 

Jun 12, 2022 07:19 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Paul,

A very good quote for many of us to identify pain no gain!! Love your photo..always beautiful and fir your message.

Jun 12, 2022 05:27 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you and I always appreciate your comments Dorie Dillard Austin TX 

Jun 12, 2022 07:21 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Paul - it's definitely an ongoing journey.  

Jun 12, 2022 05:42 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

And there seldom is a yellow brick road Michael Jacobs 

Jun 12, 2022 07:22 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, I will have to think on that today, and look back to see where this has been true.

Jun 12, 2022 08:08 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Happy Sunday and you just take your time Joan Cox 

Jun 12, 2022 07:24 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Paul and strength can be strong by what we all fail at before.  Make it a great day!

Jun 12, 2022 09:33 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That’s an interesting perspective Will Hamm 

Jun 12, 2022 07:27 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Paul- I love your photo!!! How boring would life be if the seas were always flat!!

Jun 12, 2022 10:32 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I am see you’ve never been to sea during a typhoon Kathy Streib 

Jun 12, 2022 07:28 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

That is so true.  Some of my greatest gifts came from challenges and adversity. We may not see it while in the fire but once the ashes settle ... wisdom is to be found. 

Jun 12, 2022 02:55 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you for sharing and I have experienced the same in life Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist 

Jun 12, 2022 07:29 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

That's another way of saying what doesn't kill us makes us strong!

Jun 12, 2022 06:31 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I hope I never have to live it to that full extent Myrl Jeffcoat 

Jun 12, 2022 07:30 PM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

Top of the evening Paul.  Trusting you enjoyed your weekend and have a productive week ahead.  Mark

Jun 12, 2022 07:46 PM