— -- News broke last week that Jessa Duggar, 21, from "19 Kids and Counting" is engaged to her boyfriend Ben Seewald.
"We are so blessed to be engaged!" the couple said in a statement. "God has written an amazing story through our courtship, and another chapter has just begun! We are thrilled to see what the future holds -- especially the wedding bells!"
Read: '19 Kids and Counting' Star Jessa Duggar Is Engaged to Ben Seewald
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Jill Dillard, Jessa's sister, who just married her fiance Derick Dillard this past June, opened up about her sister's big news.
"Congratulations on your engagement @jessaseewald @ben_seewald! We are so happy for y'all! ?????? #benseewald #jessaseewald," she wrote on Instagram, next to a picture of the newly-engaged couple.
Meanwhile, Jessa is not hiding her love for her new fiance.
"I admire this man with all my heart! ?? @ben_seewald, you're absolutely the best!" she wrote in Instagram. Duggar and Seewald began their courtship last September.