...that my experiences are positive!

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

You are the sum total of everything you've ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot - it's all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive!

Attributed to Maya Angelou


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Tacoma Washington 

Realtor ® BPOR, CRS, GRI, CDPE

Fathom Realty WA LLC


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Comments (11)

Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I would only add one ingredient to that quote by Maya Angelou. . . Love!

Jul 01, 2022 04:42 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Who could forget passion and love. Thank you Myrl Jeffcoat 

Jul 01, 2022 04:37 PM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Yes indeed. When someone asks if I'd have done anything differently in my past, I say no. Everything got me to where I am today.

Have a great day!

Jul 01, 2022 04:52 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you Kat Palmiotti. I feel the same way about my life and experiences 🙂

Jul 01, 2022 04:39 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Happy July Paul- what a wonderful positive post to begin the day! I continue to keep positive thoughts and people in my day

Jul 01, 2022 04:56 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Somebody has to supply the dash of positivity Kathy Streib 

Jul 01, 2022 04:39 PM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

That is a really nice scene you have pictured today.  It would be nice if there was a bench under that tree.

Jul 01, 2022 05:05 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That is Santa Monica California under that tree and the beach lies just beyond Brian England 

Jul 01, 2022 04:41 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Paul - life is definitely cumulative.   

Jul 01, 2022 05:27 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

When life is done right everything falls into place Michael Jacobs 

Jul 01, 2022 04:42 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Paul... positive is good... but we can also benefit from less than positive experiences.

Jul 01, 2022 05:46 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

If everything was good all the time we would not have anything to judge just how good we have it Nina Hollander, Broker 

you are the voice of reason 🙂

Jul 01, 2022 04:43 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, we do learn from everything we have been through, the good, bad and the really ugly.   Enjoy your Friday!

Jul 01, 2022 06:08 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I think I’ve learned not to dwell on the bad and ugly even though it crosses my path from time to time Joan Cox 

Jul 01, 2022 04:45 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Paul,

I love this quote and know many of hers but for some reason haven't heard this one..so positive and inspiring.....thank you for sharing!

Jul 01, 2022 06:16 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you for letting me share this with you Dorie Dillard Austin TX 

Jul 01, 2022 04:46 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good Morning Paul and what a great quote for this Friday to share with us.  Make it a great 4th!

Jul 01, 2022 07:23 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I hope you get some time to celebrate the Fourth of July also Will Hamm 

Jul 01, 2022 04:47 PM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Hi Paul I was just thinking this after reading Michael Jacobs post!  Happy 4th of July Weekend!

Jul 01, 2022 11:12 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I hope you have a wonderful Fourth of July in the valley of the sun Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker 

Jul 01, 2022 04:49 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 / Property Manager

And for those experiences that aren't positive, I try to find the silver lining.

Jul 03, 2022 09:51 AM