A choice when the feeling is gone and life is hard and ugly and scary. This kind of Love is what remains when when you have nothing left of the dreams—this is the choice that says, "I promised. And you're worth keeping promises for.
"Find the things that stir your affections for Christ, and saturate your life in them. And find the things that rob you of that affection, and walk away from them. That's the Christian life as easy as I can make it for you.