In Ecclesiastes, the Preacher begins with this reality of our lives -- that they are repetitive beyond belief.
What does man gain by all the toil
at which he toils under the sun?
A generation goes, and a generation comes,
but the earth remains forever.
The sun rises, and the sun goes down,
and hastens to the place where it rises.
The wind blows to the south
and goes around to the north;
Around and around goes the wind,
and on its circuits the wind returns.
All streams run to the sea,
but the sea is not full;
To the place where the streams flow,
there they flow again.
All things are full of weariness;
a man cannot utter it;
The eye is not satisfied with seeing,
nor the ear filled with hearing.
What has been is what will be,
and what has been done is what will be done,
and there is nothing new under the sun.
Is there a thing of which it is said,
"See, this is new"?
It has been already
in the ages before us.
Ecc. 1:3-10. How true this is! All of the things of earth seem old and flat and featureless to us sometimes. It is hot now (it is August). It was hot last year at this time and will be hot next year at this time. It is just alway hot at this time. It was cold last January and will be cold this January. Every day is the same: sun rises, sun shines, sun sets. It is often windy, but never runs out of wind. The rain comes and the water goes and the rain comes again. "All things are full of weariness."
You see, life won't make itself exciting for you. Life won't keep you happy and busy and satisfied and fulfilled. Life is just life. You have to do the work.
The same is true in your marriage. How often have you wanted to "do something," but could not think of anything? Have you ever complained to your husband that "we never do anything," but you did not have anything to offer? Does it seem that your life together is "full of weariness"?
Make up your mind that today will not be a day of weariness, but of happiness. Decide that you will no longer wait and wish for someone else to think of "something to do," but will think of something and do it yourself.
Life gets old very quickly once you are grown, unless you keep making it worth living. Make today worth living. It is the only day you have available.