I am grateful for this journey…

Real Estate Agent with Fathom Realty Washington LLC

Reflecting on my journey, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for the incredible individuals who have crossed my path, turning my life into a tapestry of shared moments, lessons, and laughter. To every person who has been a part of my adventure, thank you for coloring my world with your presence.

Life's journey is not a solitary trek but a collective expedition shaped by the diverse characters we encounter. From mentors who illuminated the path with wisdom to friends who stood by me through thick and thin, each person has played a unique role in crafting the narrative of my life. Their contributions, both big and small, have transformed the ordinary into an extraordinary adventure.

There's an undeniable magic in the shared laughter, the exchanged stories, and the camaraderie that makes the journey memorable. It's the friends who lent a helping hand during challenging times and the mentors who shared pearls of wisdom that resonate with gratitude in my heart. Together, we've weathered storms, celebrated triumphs, and woven a fabric of memories that define the richness of this journey.

Even the brief encounters and chance meetings have left an indelible mark, reminding me of the beauty of serendipity. Each person, a brushstroke on the canvas of my life, has contributed to the masterpiece that continues to unfold.

So, to everyone who has been a part of my journey, thank you for sharing the road with me. Your presence has made the adventure all the more meaningful, and I am grateful for the collective tapestry of experiences we've woven together. Here's to the many more chapters we'll create and the joy of continuing this journey side by side.

It’s Thanksgiving and what better time to do my forth and final gratefulness post in Debe Maxwell’s November Challenge. It has been humbling to say the least. Thank you Debe 🙂

Posted by

 and courtesy of 

Paul S. Henderson, Residential Real Estate Broker 

Tacoma Washington 

Realtor ® BPOR, CRS, GRI, CDPE

Fathom Realty WA LLC


South Puget Sound in Washington State





Paul's Service Area



As a Residential Broker and Relocation Specialist, I sell homes in or around ,Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Lakewood, Steilacoom,  University Place, DuPont and Hartstene Pointe in Washington State.
Please visit my website at http://www.hartstenepointe.com to search for information 

(all information is believed to be accurate but is not guaranteed or warranted in any way)

Referrals are always welcomed and appreciated, Thank-you!

(As a member of the NWMLS, this blog post is intended to comply with NWMLS rules as pertaining to blogging.)




Comments (37)

Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

A great and thought proofing post.  Our lives are shaped from an early age and along the way we encounter people that teach us lessons, some good some bad. The foundation we have allows us to take the right path and to be helped along the way by people that care.

Nov 26, 2023 07:35 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Paul and just got back from Mountain cabin last night.  Thank you for a great blog from you to share with us here in the Rain.


Nov 26, 2023 08:35 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS  We have never met in person, but we have exchanged greetings from opposite coasts of the USA. Have a blessed holiday.

Nov 26, 2023 11:30 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Life truly is a journey.  And, like you, I've very grateful to be having it.

Nov 26, 2023 11:35 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Paul, on having this blog FEATURED in the PHOTOS group!

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Nov 26, 2023 11:36 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

You definitely have an attitude of gratitude, Paul and it shines through on this post. Thank you for sharing part of the journey!

Nov 26, 2023 05:14 PM
Charles Ross - eXp Realty LLC
eXp Realty LLC Salina Group - Salina, KS
Love To Help People

Paul, your gratitude for the journey and the people who have been a part of it is deeply moving. Your acknowledgment of the role that each person has played in shaping your life’s narrative is a powerful reminder of the importance of community and relationships in our lives. Thank you for sharing this heartfelt appreciation! 🌟🌍 #GratitudeForLife #SharedJourneys

Nov 27, 2023 08:24 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Tuesday morning, Paul. Have a great day and a very productive week.

Nov 28, 2023 05:47 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Paul:

What beautiful thoughts and gratitude in your post. Thank you for taking us on your journey of thankfulness!


Nov 28, 2023 02:10 PM
Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308
Stake Your Land Realty, Inc. - Eustis, FL
Broker/Owner, SFR®, e-PRO®, GRI, AHWD, REALTOR®

Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS 

Very well spoken, I am glad we crossed paths. Continue to enjoy the journey.

Nov 29, 2023 04:52 AM
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Great job Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS is spelling out the feeling of gratitude and reasons why in your life.

Dec 01, 2023 03:09 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Wanted to come back and say congrats on the double feature, Paul. Well done!

Dec 01, 2023 12:29 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

Hi Paul! Just checking in, looking for one of your fabulous posts! I hope you're having a lovely weekend...

Dec 10, 2023 11:24 AM
Charita Cadenhead
eXp Realty - Birmingham, AL
Serving Jefferson and Shelby Counties (Alabama)

I absolutely love this post.  As I read it, I felt like I was reminising about my own journey.  So many people (myself included) are in such a hurry to get to where they are going, that they fail to appreciate the journey.

Dec 13, 2023 03:51 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Friday morning, Paul.

Have a great day and an outstanding weekend.

Dec 15, 2023 04:40 AM
Liz and Bill Spear
Transaction Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com - Mason, OH
Transaction Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs

Paul, this reminds me of the quote to the effect that EVERYONE makes me happy, some when they show up, some when they leave :)

Dec 18, 2023 06:26 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

Hi Paul! Happy Monday! I'm missing your quote posts! Hope you're having a great start to a new week, my friend!

Dec 18, 2023 08:18 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Wednesday morning, Paul. I hope all is going well for you this week.

Happy Holidays!

Dec 20, 2023 09:24 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Saturday morning, Paul. 

Best wishes to you and your family for a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Dec 23, 2023 07:52 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

Just checking in on you, Paul! We're missing you here in the Rain. I hope all is well with you and yours.

Jan 28, 2024 01:11 PM