My mother (who remains a Spaghetti Monster skeptic) gave up some ground on the religion issue and created a unique FSM crafty creation as a gift.
Seen here, he is judging our newly sponge painted wall. What other belief system offers a deity who is willing to provide constructive criticism for interior decorating projects?
My humble family were touched by his noodly appendage three years ago. We wanted to raise our children with a religions so that they would have a basis for a moral code in their futures. We considered Orthodox Greek (you know – Zeus, Hermes, Dionysus,and the whole gang) but we found the Pastafarian way of life to be a better fit. We just don’t have the funds or the grasslands necessary to offer the Gods of Mount Olympia the required burnt offerings of cattle.