When one's just desserts are dished out even before the meal's begun. Similar to the Western concept of getting beaten to the punch. Although people who experience preemptive karma feel like dolts, they are actually highly evolved beings whose true desire is to do no others harm.
Grasshopper, the time you tried to kick the cat, but slipped instead - that was preemptive karma.
by maximo hudson January 25, 2009