This posting focuses on the benefits of revising the wording of the traditional Five Precepts of Buddhism to more contemporary wording, with adaptations to emphasize the importance of a commitment to daily meditation practice and benevolent intention regarding the environment.  The power of commitment was explained by Peter as being more action oriented than the term precept.  The description was followed by general discussion of how important ethical guidelines are for developing the process of Awakening.

Here are the commitments Peter proposes for daily reflection and action:  COMMITMENTS FOR AWAKENING

Here are the notes describing the power of commitment.   These notes are adapted from a previous series of talks focused on the Four Noble Truths, so the introductory wording may be somewhat confusing:  The Power Of Commitment