Derrick Freske

4 Gentle-Hearted Zodiac Signs

Have you ever met someone and felt immediately comforted, like you know they would never hurt you? Certain zodiac signs are born with gentle souls, and their kindness is obvious to everyone they know. They are thoughtful, caring, and the type of person who will go the extra mile to make you feel better when you’re upset or sick. Here are the four zodiac signs with the most gentle spirits and how astrology explains their sweetness.


Taurus is an earth sign, and earth signs are known for being reliable and down-to-earth. Taurus is also ruled by Venus, the planet of love, art, and beauty. This combination tells us that Taurus people are basically forest fairies – they would love nothing more than to run away to the woods and live in an adorable cottage, surrounded by flowers and pretty trinkets. 

It’s not that they are fragile or weak – in fact, they are incredibly tough and resilient (Taurus is the sign of the bull, after all). Although Taurus people are strong, they’re also soft and tender at their core. They have sweet, gentle souls that shine brightest when they are doing work they value (such as caring for plant life or creating beautiful things) or around their loved ones. Thoughtful Taurus might bring you homemade soup and a bouquet when you’re sick, or volunteer to water your garden and houseplants while you’re out of town. They are very nurturing and enjoy taking care of their friends.


Cancer’s symbol is the crab, a sea creature with a hard outer shell and a soft, vulnerable body. Just like the crab, Cancer people may appear tough on the outside, but inside they are secretly sweet little cinnamon rolls. 

Cancer is a water sign, and water signs are typically sensitive, intuitive, and emotional. Although Cancers feel their emotions intensely, they don’t always wear their heart on their sleeve. This zodiac sign’s guiding celestial body is the moon and, just like the moon, Cancer people prefer to keep part of themselves hidden most of the time. Deep down, they are kind and sentimental, but they only show their sweetness to people they trust.

Cancer is also considered “the mother of the zodiac,” so this star sign is a natural caretaker. They strive to provide comfort and safety, and they enjoy going above and beyond for their loved ones. Cancer’s gentle soul is undeniable to anyone who looks past their tough exterior. 


Aquarius is represented by the water bearer, a mystical healer who provides fresh, cleansing water to their communities. Aquarius is also the sign of the humanitarian. This tells us that Aquarians care deeply about their communities and loved ones. 

But Aquarians tend to be loners, and they often struggle with expressing their emotions. It may not be obvious how much they care – after all, Aquarius is the most eccentric zodiac sign, so the usual displays of affection simply won’t work for them. They might tease you relentlessly or disappear for days or weeks at a time, but when you really need your Aquarius friend, they show up for you.

An Aquarius’ sweet soul tends to shine through their actions more than their words. They might handle that pesky chore you’ve been avoiding, or they’ll surprise you with the perfect gift that demonstrates how well they know your heart. It may not be obvious at first, but Aquarians are among the gentlest souls of the zodiac. 


Each star sign’s spiritual “age” or maturity level is determined by the order of the zodiac. As the twelfth and final sign on the zodiac wheel, Pisces possesses the oldest soul. Most Pisces people are deeply spiritual and have a mystical, mysterious aura. Their spiritual maturity and profound wisdom make them highly empathetic to others. As a water sign, their sensitivity and intuition are heightened. They understand that everyone is going through something, so they always strive to be kind. 

Occasionally, their sensitivity makes them lash out at others – they wonder, since they can sense and anticipate other people’s feelings, why don’t their loved ones extend them the same courtesy? But most of the time, sweet, romantic Pisces people are loving and gentle. They were put on this planet to inspire others to connect with their spirituality, and they never wish to cause any physical or emotional harm.