Lifetime Television Welcomes Author Rose Gordy to Hit TV Show The Balancing Act

Watch The Balancing Act June 24th at 7am to hear about Rose Gordy's dramatic life and her new book "Unsettled Lives"
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May 19, 2011 - PRLog -- After the economy crashed in 2008, many people lost their homes and nest eggs, but worst of all they were left with unsettled lives and uncertainty. With the economic crisis ongoing, people are searching for solace, resolution and a new acceptable normal. Tune in to The Balancing Act June 24th at 7:00 am (ET/PT) on Lifetime Television to hear Rose Gordy talk about how she has weathered the storm and her new book "Unsettled Lives - A Collection of Short Stories."
Author and dream counselor Rose Gordy spent thirteen years of her early life as a nun effectively cut off from the world. In spite of the conditions within the church, she managed to leave and make a life for herself including getting married and having three sons. Through her experiences in the convent as well as decades of teaching in the classroom, she has woven a compelling story honoring the lives lost and changed forever by triumph and adversity.

"Unsettled Lives - A Collection of Short Stories" presents numerous tales of people caught in the second-guessing, soul-searching, and uncertain decision-making periods of their lives. Will the myriad characters opt for the "right" path seemingly laid out for them? Yes, they may eventually find their way... but all too often they shall otherwise stumble into unexpected and unique journeys we call the "Human Experience."
In dealing with their lives of quiet and not so quiet desperation, the book's characters may rise above the pain and face new tomorrows with hope and joy. Or perhaps some of them may find their fate in hapless distress and melancholy. What threads of life's twists and turns will determine the direction and destiny that awaits them?

“Having Rose Gordy on ‘The Balancing Act’ has brought yet another inspiring story of perseverance to women, one that will have a real impact, and help them balance their lives. This is the essence of solutions-based programming, and we're proud that we can bring this to a wide audience.” To view the preview trailer for the segment, visit (After the air date, June 24th, this link will turn into the actual segment.)
For more information about Rose Gordy and her books, please visit
About The Author:
In addition to being the writer of three books, "The Ladies Baltimore: Mothers and Daughters Alone and Together," "Into the Green Unknown" and "Unsettled Lives," Rose Gordy is also a veteran secondary English teacher, national & state workshop facilitator, speech coach, dream counselor, and published poet, essayist and short story writer. She earned a Masters Degree in English and French from the University of Notre Dame and has been writing and teaching for most of her life. She resides in the Washington, D.C. area.

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About The Balancing Act:
The TV show airs on Lifetime Television at 7:00am (ET/PT) - and is America’s premier morning show that’s about women, for women, and trusted by women. Celebrating life and all there is to accomplish, The Balancing Act inspires and empowers with entertaining and educational segments, placing women in the best position to achieve success in every area of their lives. For information or to view a show, visit  For the show’s newsletter go to  For Media-Marketing Relations, contact Limor Windt, , (954) 691-1102.
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Rosewords Books features the writings of Rose Gordy and other notable writers. From traditional novels to science fiction short stories, Rosewords Books brings readers on journeys unexpected and worthwhile.
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