No matter what kind...

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


No matter what kind of challenges or difficulties or painful situations you go through in your life, we all have something deep within us that we can reach down and find the inner strength to get through them! 

Attributed to Alana Stewart

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Tacoma Washington 

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Comments (13)

Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Paul - sometimes it is that journey where strength is discovered.  

Jan 12, 2023 03:34 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Absolutely Michael Jacobs 

Jan 12, 2023 07:33 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Amen to that, Paul. I always have thought that we are all stronger deep down than we give ourselves credit for!

Jan 12, 2023 04:08 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I really hope so for all our sake Nina Hollander, Broker 

Jan 12, 2023 07:34 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Paul. We all have that inner strength but many times we fail to reach down and use it. Enjoy your day.

Jan 12, 2023 04:24 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

It’s like an option we paid for but never use Wayne Martin 

Jan 12, 2023 07:35 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good  morning Paul,

Love the quote. Many times it isn't until real challenges present themselves that we are forced to dig down to reach our inner strength.

Jan 12, 2023 05:01 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I have always admired your inner strength Dorie Dillard Austin TX 

Jan 12, 2023 07:35 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

Good morning, Paul.
How would we ever know what we are capable of if never tested?

Jan 12, 2023 06:27 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That thought has come to my mind several times Carol Williams 

Jan 12, 2023 07:36 PM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I feel that my faith in God always gives me the strength to get through anything that I am faced with in life!

Jan 12, 2023 06:54 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That has surely held true in my life Brian England 

Jan 12, 2023 07:37 PM
Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Good Morning Paul.  I so agree....we all have that gift to somehow get through whatever situation occurs.  And as we do that over our life it becomes stronger and stronger, thankfully.

Jan 12, 2023 07:26 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I agree 100% with you Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker 

Jan 12, 2023 07:37 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, with our inner strength, we DO get thru any challenge that blocks our path!

Jan 12, 2023 08:47 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I would never intentionally block anyone from their inner strength Joan Cox 

Jan 12, 2023 07:38 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Wayne- what a beautiful photo!!! Yes, I think we all have that inner strength though there are times when we have to dig a little deeper. 

Jan 12, 2023 11:44 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Isn’t it wonderful that God gave us the tools we need to dig that extra mile Kathy Streib 

Jan 12, 2023 07:40 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Inner strength is an acquired talent.  It isn't the easiest things in life that teach us to persevere!

Jan 12, 2023 02:00 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

It’s like stinky socks, they grow stronger with age Myrl Jeffcoat 

Jan 12, 2023 07:41 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Now that's a positive message to always keep in mind, Paul. 

Thank you!


Jan 12, 2023 07:37 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I appreciate your thoughts today have a thank you Jeff Dowler, CRS 

Jan 12, 2023 07:54 PM
Jan Green - Scottsdale, AZ
Value Added Service, 602-620-2699 - Scottsdale, AZ
HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN

So appreciate this post.  Every one of us has gone through some type of experience, whether bad or just plain traumatic.  Definitely inner strength can make a BIG difference. 

Jan 14, 2023 01:17 PM
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

My strength comes from the Lord, the Maker of Heaven and Earth!  He is the solid rock on which I stand!

Jan 18, 2023 10:55 AM