Monthly archive January, 2012
Havel: An Authentic Life

Havel: An Authentic Life

Best of In The Fray 2012. Long before he was a dissident or president, Václav Havel was a playwright. His plays offer the fullest picture of the late Czech writer’s moral vision, which cast aside ideology in favor of a more authentic, more personal “truth and love.”

A Dog's Life

A Dog’s Life

A new year is a time for new beginnings, and in Girl's Best Friend, Rebecca Leisher describes how friendship helped her to overcome a self-destructive lifestyle and learn to face life with an authentic confidence. (In Rebecca's case, her friends were dogs.)

Girl’s Best Friend

Girl’s Best Friend

Lessons on embracing life, from the dogs.