At DPC we talk a fair amount about re-centering our loves on Jesus Christ. If our loves are indeed centered on Christ, all of our other loves will be properly ordered and properly strengthened.
If some other love has displaced Jesus at the center... be it work, spouse, football, money, children, our idea of being religious, our public image, entertainment, beauty, pleasure, etc... our loves will be all out of order and our lives will be all out of whack.
True discipleship and growth in sanctification must start with what we love.
Below is a link to an article that a PCA pastor in Kentucky wrote, applying this thought to this year's election cycle. I recommend a thoughtful reading of it to you...