The principles of living...

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

The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility!

Attributed to Thomas S. Monson


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Tacoma Washington 

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Fathom Realty WA LLC


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Comments (10)

Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Happy Wednesday, Paul- what a beautiful photo! Those are excellent principles to live by!!!

Aug 03, 2022 04:21 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Being able to keep a positive attitude through difficult times makes them a lot easier to get through.

Aug 03, 2022 05:05 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Another exceptionally beautiful photo, Paul! And the quote is pretty exceptional in its message, as well.

Aug 03, 2022 05:25 AM
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

Great words of wisdom, Paul. I would add humor to the mix. Somehow being able to find humor in the difficult makes it more bearable.

Aug 03, 2022 05:49 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Trouble, disappointment and trials are a fact of life. Being able to deal with them and move on is a necessary skill towards an enjoyable life!

Love the photo!

Aug 03, 2022 06:01 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Paul, your photo is stunning, and definitely could enjoy that for quite some time.

Aug 03, 2022 06:13 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Paul all I'd like to do right now is sit on that deck and enjoy that beautiful view.  WOW.  That is an awesome photo. The quote is as perfect as the view!

Aug 03, 2022 10:37 AM
Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
Lake Sinclair Specialist

Nice railing to catch a great view and water living helps to complete your quote, it calms the soul.

Aug 03, 2022 11:24 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good evening Paul,

Definitely a good set of principles to live by. Facing life has it's challenges but a positive attitude will carry you though and help you through the adversity. Love your tranquil.

Aug 03, 2022 03:33 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Those are good suggestions to exist by, Paul.  I hope you are having an enjoyable week!

Aug 03, 2022 07:12 PM