Pause/Resume During a Dim over Time Rule

I have a rule that dims my external lights up, over time, at sunset. There are times when I would like to pause the process of dimming the lights, then later, resume from where it left off. Is this possible? I tried using pause and it effectively cancels the current process because resume only allows the rule to be triggered from the beginning again.

The only way to do this is to "Cancel All Times Actions" for a rule. But this also cancels any periodic schedules you have for that rule. So, you have to go back in and click done to get it to reschedule those periodic triggers.

There is no way to pause and then resume that fade dynamically.