Former 19 Kids and Counting star Joy-Anna Duggar turned 18 on Wednesday, and the special day was a cause for celebration among her family and friends. The young reality star's parents, along with a multitude of brothers and sisters, shared their love and well wishes online.
"Happy 18th birthday Joy-Anna! You live up to your name! You bring JOY into the lives of others and your love for God and faithfulness to His word inspire us all!" Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar wrote in a sweet message posted to the family's official Facebook page. "You are a beautiful, sweet, enthusiastic encourager! We love you so much!"
"Happy birthday, Joy Joy! Love you so much, and I'm so blessed to have you as my sister!" Jessa (Duggar) Seewald, wrote in the caption of a cute photo of Joy-Anna and two of her younger sisters, which Jessa shared to Instagram. "You light up the world around you and bring love and joy everyone you meet! Praying God's blessings over you in this new year!"
Jessa later shared a Dubsmash video of Joy-Anna and her siblings lip-syncing to “Happy Birthday,” which she captioned, "Haha! Just for fun! Y'all make me laugh."
Jill (Duggar) Dillard also shared a sweet Instagram pic of herself, her husband Derick, and their 6-month-old son Israel David, who are currently on a missionary trip to South America.
"We love you joy joy! Happy birthday!" Jill captioned the heartfelt photo.
Last month, the Duggar family -- who have had a very tumultuous year surrounded by a series of scandals that led to the cancellation of their TLC reality show -- put their issues aside to celebrate Michelle's 49th birthday with a series of heartfelt videos.