Definition of Generosity:
Larger or more plentiful than is usual or necessary

Synonyms of Generosity:
Copious, ample, bountiful, abundant, profuse, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs. Readers are encouraged to click external links for more detail. We hope you find them helpful.

Love in fellowship.


Spirituality is rooted in a respect for self that demands an equal respect for others. I can expect to be treated with dignity if I afford dignity to others.

Today I find that the more I give to others the more I receive. Less is more. In this sense it is much easier to be good than bad because “goodness” works! –Father Leo | More…

Our attitude toward the giving of time when compared with our attitude toward giving money presents an interesting contrast. Countless thousands of alcoholics and their families are being helped when the real need for a given A.A. service becomes clear. –As Bill Sees It | More… (p.290)


soul knows and has a feeling inside that, bottom line, our real purpose on earth is to be of service to our fellow man and to be of maximum service to the Great Spirit.

The Creator designed the earth to be self-supporting – everything is interconnected and all things were created to be of service to each other. The spiritual way is to pray about all things.

Religion is not separate from any part of our lives. Everything is spiritual and we are to view all matters in this way. Family is spiritual, work is spiritual, helping others is spiritual, our bodies are spiritual, our talk is spiritual, our thoughts are spiritual.

We need to practice seeing all things as spiritual. –Elders | More…


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