On Jill & Jessa Counting On Season 2 Episode 8, in a family reunion setting in Central America, the Duggar girls came together to bond.
In addition to meeting their nephew Spurgeon for the first time, Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard reflected on key moments of their relationship.
The reunion in El Salvador featured a visit to a local orphanage, where Jill, Derick, Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald talked adoption.
For now, both married sisters are focused on one biological child each, and Jessa lamented that she'd missed seeing Jill's son grow.
Jill reminded fans that she and Derrick communicated electronically before even met - and that they first met in Nepal three years ago!
Sounds crazy, but when you know, you know!
Joy-Anna Duggar said she would “probably” travel the world to meet a guy, while Jinger Duggar said that she likely wouldn't have to.
Hey, there are plenty in Northwest Arkansas.
The group also attended a women's conference, which Jill said is “something the ministry does every year to make the women feel special.”
Jessa discussed the challenges of life in an impoverished nation, but that just made Jill even more determined to give back and do her part.
At the orphanage, Jessa said she wanted to “gather up an armload” of kids and carry them out - not surprising given her interest in adoption.
Jedidiah, Joy and Josiah all seconded that notion, saying they would be willing to adopt children one day themselves. A noble endeavor!
Then it was flashback time, from the early days when Derick and Ben first met and courted Jill and Jessa, to the birth of their children.
A producer asked Jill and Jessa who would have a second child first, and they both joked that they probably end up pregnant together.
Finally, everyone said goodbye again, as the Duggars prepared to head back to the U.S. Izzy kissed “Cousin Spurgie” in a fond farewell.
Jessa gave her older sister and her husband an emotional hug, saying “I know they’re where they’re supposed to be ... but it’s tough.”
As for their future, Derick said they are taking it day by day, month by month, and year by year based on what the Lord wants them to do.