Heather Morton

Heather Morton
Heather Ferngren Morton is a writer based in Cheverly, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., where she lives with her husband and their three children. Her work has appeared in Plough, Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, Fathom Magazine, and other publications.

Recent Essays

Atticus, Scout, and the Gift of Children: On Reading To Kill a Mockingbird with my Daughter in 2020

This is the humbling gift our children offer. If we seek to shape their character, at some point in the journey we’ll find ourselves backed into a corner, faced with our own hypocrisy.

A Resurrection Story

On May 20, 1945, days after the end of World War II, my mother’s Aunt Anne was shot in both legs by a Communist gunman in Yugoslavia and left for dead.