...welcome the ecstatic experience! 

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 soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience! 

Attributed to Emily Dickinson

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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 (15)

Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Paul. Not sure about the readiness angle, but hard to argue welcoming the ecstatic experience. Enjoy your day. 

Jan 08, 2023 04:31 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

If there is such a thing I want to find it Wayne Martin 

Jan 08, 2023 08:36 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Paul - I am not familiar with this Dickinson quote.  Maybe I need to reflect ajar to let it sink in and spread new knowledge.  Meanwhile, I wonder if I can recall that moment when peanut butter containers made the transition from glass jars to plastic containers.  Hmm. . .  

Jan 08, 2023 04:38 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That will keep me up tonight just thinking about it Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543 

Jan 08, 2023 08:37 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

In order to welcome any experience we must be open to it!

Enjoy your day!

Jan 08, 2023 04:39 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That my friend is what I call a big sky experience Kat Palmiotti 

Jan 08, 2023 08:47 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

The photo that you shared with us today certainly gives my soul an ecstatic experience!

Jan 08, 2023 04:45 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That makes me happy Brian England 

Jan 08, 2023 09:00 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Sunday morning, Paul.

Have a great day and an outstanding week.

Jan 08, 2023 04:50 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I hope you and Delores have some fun planned for this weekend Roy Kelley 

Jan 08, 2023 09:05 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Paul... for some reason I was guessing this was an Emily Dickinson quote before I actually saw her name.

Jan 08, 2023 04:57 AM
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Jan 08, 2023 07:36 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Did I spam you in any way Nina Hollander, Broker 

Jan 08, 2023 09:07 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS I don't think so, Paul. That wasn't me!

Jan 08, 2023 11:20 AM
Sham Reddy CRS
Howard Hanna RE Services, Dayton, OH - Dayton, OH

Its ecstatic indeed Paul, thanks for sharing!!!

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience! 

Attributed to Emily Dickinson


Jan 08, 2023 06:19 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you my friend Sham Reddy CRS 

Jan 08, 2023 09:11 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Good Morning Paul, Staying focused and ready for the new...perfect timing at the beginning of the year. Emily Dickinson is one of my favorites!

Jan 08, 2023 06:47 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Emily Dickinson always was a class act and I could read her for hours Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 

Jan 08, 2023 09:12 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, life can sure give us those ecstatic feelings, and some you have to work at.

Jan 08, 2023 06:57 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I can see your point Joan Cox 

Jan 08, 2023 09:15 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

Good morning, Paul.
Ecstatic is the highest level of joy and excitement. It doesn't come often, but we better be ready when it does! 😊

Jan 08, 2023 08:22 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I always feel it’s worth the wait and the anticipation Carol Williams 

Jan 08, 2023 09:22 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Paul and you have to be ready for anything that comes our way in this business.  Great picture again.


Jan 08, 2023 09:46 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Paul, 

It is hard to argue with Emily Dickinson! LOL

Jan 08, 2023 10:00 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

I felt this way when I saw the most beautiful sunrise the other morning.  It was one in a million and I wished it could have gone on and on.  It does in my mind Paul!

Jan 08, 2023 10:51 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Paul- Happy Sunday!!!  What a wonderful quote!!! We gain so much when we open our hearts, minds, and souls. 

Jan 08, 2023 11:05 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

That quote with that photo makes me want to go out and hunt the ecstatic experience, Paul.

Jan 10, 2023 02:46 AM