Ephesians Wear the armour of God. (Who says there aren't strong female characters in the Bible. Read Judges 4 and Deborah was a judge of Israel, a prophetess, a wife, a warrior, even the commander of the army wouldn't go to war without her.
the suffering we must face right now is worth nothing comparing to the joy ahead. endure through the little hard patches and transform them into times of fellowship and strengthening of your ties to God.