There are second thoughts happening each time you act. There is hesitation, and from that hesitation or gap, you can go backward or forward. Changing the flow of karma happens in that gap. So the gap is very useful. It is in the gap that you give birth to a new life.
from the book The Path of Individual Liberation: The Profound Treasury of the Ocean of Dharma, Volume One
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