(noun) The reflective and reciprocal benefit that AA members experience when engaging in service; the understanding that by helping others, individuals often receive profound personal rewards and growth in their own recovery journey; how service within AA not only helps others but also has a transformative effect on the person providing the service; the idea of reciprocal benefit and the personal growth that comes from selfless acts of service in the fellowship; from Latin “beneficium” (benefit) and “reflexio” (reflection).

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