"If someone breaks your heart, punch them in the face. Punch them in the face and go get some ice cream." ~Frank Ocean No broken heart here, but I like the part about punching someone in the face and getting ice cream.
Your journey has molded you for your greater god, and it was exactly what it needed to be. Don't think that you've lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now is right on time.
“The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be” -Marcel Pagnol (French Writer, Producer and Film Director,