When the powers of darkness are arrayed against you, and aim to destroy your joy forever, nothing is more precious than to have the Word of God ready for the battle. The fight for joy is not for the unarmed.
On the darkest days when I feel inadequate, unloved and unworthy, I remember whose daughter I am and I straighten my crown! I know this is probably a Christian sentiment but I am my father's daughter and THAT is what I need to always remember.
"for the word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any twoedged sword,piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.